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- 09/14/2017 :: International award places BNDES green bonds among the top 3 in Latin America
Recognition was granted by Global Capital, from the Euromoney Group, which listened to experts, professionals and market investors

- 09/01/2017 :: BNDES Note: Court Suspension of JBS EGA
For BNDES, the suspension will favor an objective solution to the issue of conflict of interest related to the controllers’ vote on two items on the agenda, raised by BNDESPAR with the CVM, and, together with Caixa Econômica Federal, with the judiciary.

- 08/31/2017 :: Federal Court grants injunction in favor of BNDESPAR and Caixa regarding the JBS meeting
The request was made by BNDES’s participation subsidiary, BNDESPAR and by Caixa Econômica Federal

- 08/31/2017 :: BNDES is among the main supporters in the combat against diseases from poverty in Latin America
The BNDES portfolio has 12 projects contracted, totaling about R$ 250 million, which represents more than half of the non-reimbursable BNDES support in the health field

- 08/15/2017 :: BNDES’s credit for machinery and equipment increases 90% in July
Finame’s disbursements In June rose 28% in comparison with June last year. The 90% increase in July confirms the acceleration trend.

- 08/14/2017 :: BNDES registers a net income of R$ 1.34 billion in the first half of this year
The 92.7% reduction of the spending on investment losses and the higher return provided by the variable income portfolio in the form of dividends, equity accounting and disposals, were the main contributions of the result of the shareholdings, originating mostly from the subsidiary of BNDESPAR holdings.

- 08/09/2017 :: Amazon Fund/BNDES offers R$ 150 million for new projects
These two calls are initiatives by the Amazon Fund to reinforce forest preservation actions following two consecutive years (2015-2016) of increasing deforestation.

- 08/08/2017 :: BNDES has been invited to be an Open Market Dealer for the Brazilian Central Bank
This is the first time BNDES will act as Dealer for BC, a status that is granted by the Brazilian Central Bank every six months to only 10 banks and two brokerage companies. The Dealer’s role is to mediate market transactions of the Brazilian Central Bank with government securities in matched operations, which allow the daily adjustment of the money supply and interest rates.

- 08/08/2017 :: Amazon Fund / BNDES announces new public call of projects in Brasilia
The National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) will present tomorrow in Brasilia (August 9th) the results of the Amazon Fund in 2016 and announce a new public call of projects for the conservation and sustainable use of the Brazilian Amazon, with a press conference scheduled for 10am.

- 07/18/2017 :: MSMEs got 40% of BNDES loans in the first half of 2017
Between 2015 and 2016 the share of MSMEs in BNDES’ loans had already increased from 27% to 31%. The stronger growth of this participation this year is associated with a series of initiatives from BNDES to expand and simplify the access of this segment to its credit, one of the priorities of the Bank's new operational policies, launched in January.

- 07/06/2017 :: Technical study financed by BNDES indicates Smart Cities, Health and Rural as priority areas for IoT
In addition to these three areas, segments of basic industries (Oil & Gas and Mining) and manufacturing industries (Textile and Automotive) were defined to compose the list of priorities such as mobilizing sectors for the industry in general. These four segments were chosen because of their relevance to the Brazilian economy and its innovation agenda already in progress.

- 06/28/2017 :: BNDES enhances the accreditation methodology of equipment for photovoltaic solar energy
The approved adjustments simplify the rules, raise the BNDES participation in financing (mainly for micro, small and medium-sized companies), increase flexibility, reduce the scope of obligations and extend the deadlines for changing the incentive levels. The goal is strengthening the Bank’s support to help consolidate the market and the photovoltaic solar energy industry in Brazil.

- 06/27/2017 :: BNDES announces agreement with banks to share guarantees and collateral in infrastructure projects
Since last year, when BNDES ceased to grant bridge loans, it has been studying ways to enhance the financing of projects. Under the agreement, banks that offer guarantees equivalent to at least 40% of the total financing will be entitled to share the guarantees and collateral with BNDES.

- 06/23/2017 :: BNDES approves financing of R$ 2.6 million to boost games market
The resources are from the BNDES Program for the Development of Culture Economy (BNDES Procult), one of the financial instruments that the Bank presents to the sector starting this Saturday (24), in the 5th Brazilian Independent Games Festival (BIG Festival), of which the Bank is a sponsor.

- 06/21/2017 :: BNDES approves R$ 76 million for the development of 55 medicines, some manufactured for the first time
The loan amounts to 70% of the total invested by the company in the project, which provides for the development of 55 medicines for diseases without treatment or those that provide superior effectiveness compared to the medicines available in the market, contributing to competitiveness.

- 06/08/2017 :: BNDES publishes announcement of conclusion of the process of privatization of the electric power distributor CELG
The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), in Diário Oficial da União (DOU), today published an announcement of conclusion of the process of privatization of the electric power distributor Celg Distribuição S.A (CELG D), acquired by the Italian group Enel Brasil S.A. in an auction held on November 30, 2016, at BM&FBovespa, nowadays known as B³.

- 06/07/2017 :: Economist Paulo Rabello de Castro takes over the presidency of BNDES
The new president will be the 35th to direct the institution. In his inaugural speech, he highlighted the Bank’s key role in long-term investments and in the financing of MSMEs.

- 05/19/2017 :: Approval of BNDES credit for machinery and equipment increases 38% in the first quadrimester
BNDES Finame, credit line for capital goods, registers increase of almost 200% in approvals for the Industry between January and April

- 05/12/2017 :: BNDES registers a net income of R$ 373 million in the 1st quarter of 2017
In the credit and transfers portfolio, which reached R$ 592.7 billion, 96.2% of operations were classified between levels of AA and C, considered low risk in late March 2017. Additionally, the default, in the operations in general is at lower levels. The delay exceeding 30 days in the operations of the Bank retreated from 2.81% of the portfolio in 12/31/16 to 2.13% in 03.31.17.

- 05/11/2017 :: BNDES approves first financing for generation of solar power in the amount of R$ 529,039 million
The Pirapora Solar Complex is the first solar power generation project financed by BNDES. According to the President of BNDES, Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, in accordance with her role of inductor of the economic development, in particular of projects with positive externalities – in this case the environmental –, the Bank allocates the best terms of credit to renewable energy projects.


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09/14/2017
International award places BNDES green bonds among the top 3 in Latin America
Recognition was granted by Global Capital, from the Euromoney Group, which listened to experts, professionals and market investors
08/31/2017
Federal Court grants injunction in favor of BNDESPAR and Caixa regarding the JBS meeting
The request was made by BNDES’s participation subsidiary, BNDESPAR and by Caixa Econômica Federal