Santander GHP Br (IFC-45666)

Countries
  • Brazil
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
UNINFORMED
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Approved
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Bank Risk Rating
FI
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Nov 30, 2021
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Borrower
BANCO SANTANDER BRASIL SA
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS May 10, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Oct 11, 2021


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Project Description
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The indicative proposed investment consists of a 3-year loan of up to US$150 million to Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (“Santander” or the “Bank”), an existing IFC client since 2009. The Project aims to support the Bank’s consumer finance lending to healthcare services Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (“MSMEs”) as well as doctors and health professionals to purchase medical equipment (“MedTech”) to meet the increased service demand to fight COVID and further equipping the Brazilian health system for future resilience (“the Project”). In addition, up to 30 percent of the loan may be used to finance working capital needs for MSMEs (MedTech manufacturers or distributors and healthcare services providers). As a result of the proposed use of proceeds, this Project is processed under the Global Health Platform (“GHP”), a US$4 billion IFC program with the objective of mobilizing private investment to close the healthcare supply gaps in the wake of Covid-19.

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Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A.
Eugenio Zaccaro Pagotto
Funding Manager
+55 (11) 3012-6753
eugenio.pagotto@santander.com.br
Av. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2241/2235, Sao Paulo
www.santander.com.br

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