St. Georges Bank
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
Vargas Castro, Pablo
USD $ 12,000,000
USD $ 10,000,000
Project scope and objective
The financing consists in an unsecured subordinated loan of up to US$20 million (the “Project” or the “Subordinated Loan”) to be granted to St. Georges Bank & Company Inc. (the “Bank”) for a term of up to 10 years, including a grace period of five years. A total of 50% of the financing will be funded by IDB Invest and the remaining portion will be covered by one or more external participants (“Loan B”). The financing goals are: (i) strengthening the Bank’s capital; (ii) providing access to long-term financing enabling adequate assets and liabilities positions; and (iii) supporting the Bank in developing, financing and expanding its green portfolio, as well as its sustainable product strategy.
To achieve the goals above, the transaction considers including a Technical Advisory Services (“TA”) component seeking to strengthen the Bank’s skills and knowledge to serve the target segment. These TA aims at providing continuity to the process begun with the Bank regarding its sustainability policies and involvement in the green market.
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