Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. (“Galicia”)
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 $ 100,000,000
Project scope and objective
The Project consists in a financing facility for up to US$100 million (“Green Financing Partnership”) for Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. (“Galicia”) that will allow Galicia to finance sub-projects with high environmental benefits in Argentina; primarily in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency, and will also support other carbon mitigating investments (“Sustainable Projects”). The Green Financing Partnership will support the development and growth of Sustainable Projects in small and medium enterprises and small and medium corporations. The proposed financial instrument will provide Galicia with: (i) an A loan of up to US$30 million to be financed by the Inter American Investment Corporation (“IIC”); and (ii) another A Loan of up to US$70 million to be financed by IDB. Total IDB Group financing will reach up to US$100 million to be disbursed in a three-year period in several tranches between five and seven years.
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Carlos E. López
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