Grupo Vía Central
12278-01 and 12278-02
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Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.
Projected board date
USD $ 300,000,000
Project scope and objective
The Project’s objective is to design, construct, finance and maintain the 272-kilometer long railway between Montevideo and Paso de Los Toros in Uruguay. The financing consists of (i) a senior A loan, granted by the IDB Group for an amount of up to US$300 million and a senior B loan for an amount of up to US$160.9 million, provided by two international commercial banks; in addition, the financing will include (ii) a subordinated A loan provided by the IDB Group for an amount of up to US$7.5 million and a subordinated B loan for an amount of up to US$67.5 million.
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