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Company name

BANCOP S.A.

Project number

14181-01

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.

E&S category
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FI-2

Country

Paraguay

Sector

Financial Institutions

Status

In implementation

Disclosed date

09/21/2023

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

Projected board date
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11/10/2023

Approval date

11/10/2023

Signed date

12/07/2023

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Investment Operations Department Contact

N/A

Investment type

Syndicated amount

USD $ 5,000,000

Financing amount

USD $ 15,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

The proposed operation consists of a senior unsecured loan to Banco for an amount up to US$20 million, which is expected to be compromised as follows: (i) a Committed tranche consisting of an A Loan of up to US$10 million to be financed by IDB Invest,  (ii) Tranche II:  an Uncommitted tranche consisting of an A Loan of up to US$5 million, to be financed by IDB Invest; and (iii) a B Loan for an approximate amount of US5 million to be financed by institutional investors. The operation will have a term of up to five years, with a grace period of up to two years and semi-annual amortization. The funds from the operation will be used to finance small and medium-sized producers in the agricultural and livestock sectors of Paraguay, which will contribute to increasing food production in Paraguay.

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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. For projects approved as of 2016, any gaps with respect to IDB Invest's Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) presented below, to comply with the date mentioned above.

BANCOP - ESRS PUBLIC DISCLOSURE (FI) - ENGLISH

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Client Contact

EMAIL

humberto.orrego@bancop.com.py

PHONE NUMBER

+595213255230

POST OFFICE ADDRESS

IDB Invest Contact

EMAIL

requestinformation@idbinvest.org

PHONE

+1(202)-566-4566

ADDRESS

1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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