The proposed investment is a 50-50% unfunded risk-sharing facility (RSF) with Banco Santander Chile (“Santander” or the “Bank”) on a portfolio of medium and large corporate loans for up to US$300 million and an availability period of 3 years. As part of the Project, Santander Chile will retain at least 50% of the total portfolio exposure, while IFC will take the risk of the remaining 50% or up to US$150 million. The Project will provide Santander with a risk-mitigation tool which will allow the Bank to preserve capital for a portion of its medium and large loan portfolio. The total capital conserved per annum will be redeployed to generate up to US$150 million to support the Bank’s small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) and women-owned SMEs (“WSMEs) portfolio.
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