Scaling Enterprise Loan Guaranty Facility (Global) (DFC-SCALINGENTERPRISELO)

  • World
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 99.99 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ DFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 24, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 29, 2016

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Project Description

According to the Agency's document, this project finances the Scaling Enterprise Loan Guarantee Facility which will primarily provide local currency and revolving credit facilities to (i) impact sector borrowers that meet at least two of the following three characteristics: (a) have fewer than 300 employees, (b) record in their financial statementes total assets of $15 million or less, or (c) record in their financial statements sales of $15 million or less; (ii) microfinance institutions; and (iii) financial intermediaries that on-lend exclusively to small and medium enterprises, principally located in low income countries. 

Investment Description
Financial Intermediary
Financial Intermediary: A commercial bank or financial institution that receives funds from a development bank. A financial intermediary then lends these funds to their clients (private actors) in the form of loans, bonds, guarantees and equity shares. Financial intermediaries include insurance, pension and equity funds. The direct financial relationship is between the development bank and the financial intermediary.

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