Banco ABC Brasil, S.A.
FI-2 operations are those where the risk potential is considered medium: the FI’s current or future portfolio consists of or is expected to consist of, business activities that have potential limited adverse environmental or social risks or impacts that are few in number, generally site-specific, largely reversible, and readily addressed through mitigation measures; or includes a very limited number of business activities with potential adverse environmental or social risks or impacts that are diverse, irreversible, or unprecedented.
Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.
Projected board date
USD $ 101,285,000
Project scope and objective
The transaction consists of a Local Bond (Letras Financeiras) issuance for the equivalent in Brazilian reais of US$100 million for a tenor of five years bullet. The Letras Financeiras shall be classified as Social Bonds as per the International Capital Market Association’s Social Bond Principles. The proposed financing will contribute to increase access to finance in Brazil by supporting the expansion of ABC’s social portfolio, by focusing its Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (“SMEs”) strategy. Also, the transaction injects liquidity in this segment in a moment of market turbulence due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Finally, the transaction supports the development of the Brazilian capital markets and the sustainable finance segment, as it will be first thematic Letras Financeiras issued in Brazil and may spearhead a new trend in the Brazilian Debt Capital Markets.
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