The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Invest) is considering an investment of up to US$150 million (in BRL equivalent) through the subscription of quotas of an investment fund in Brazil (the “Fund”). IDB Invest’s participation will allow the fund to reach the necessary scale to effectively execute its investment strategy and reach its minimum size.
The Fund will invest in debt instruments to support infrastructure and energy projects and promote capital market solutions. The fund manager of the Fund will be a local investment management company with extensive experience in the local market.
The Fund will support the country’s effort to speed up the development of infrastructure and energy projects; mobilizing resources from institutional investors to long-term local currency financing for infrastructure projects and promoting the development of the local capital markets through the issuance of infrastructure debentures.