:: BNDES releases for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises reach 41.5% of disbursements in 2017
The BNDES Giro credit line reached R$ 5 billion in 2017, an increase of 289% in relation to the same period last year.
:: BNDES and MCTIC launch a National Study of the Internet of Things (IoT)
The study gathers more than 70 proposals to guide public policies and actions on the internet of things between 2018 and 2022
:: BNDES-FAPESP Agreement Expands Support for Innovation
The agreement is valid for five years and a work plan shall be drafted to detail and monitor activities.
:: Press Release - Early settlement with the Treasury
An operation carried out with R$ 18 billion in the current currency and R$ 15 billion in federal public securities.
:: BNDES holds a Public Hearing on Lotex concession on September 26
The instant lottery business is based on a previously established and known prize structure that generates printed or virtual tickets. No external event is needed (such as a draw) for bettors to find out whether they have won.
:: Disbursements of BNDES Giro increase 315% in the year to August
In August alone BNDES Giro disbursed R$ 570 million in loans, a 147% increase over the same month last year.
:: BNDES and the French Development Agency establish a partnership on energy efficiency and climate change
The funds, already fully disbursed, financed five wind farms, the construction of a biomass-fired thermoelectric plant and expansion of another, and the modernization of two hydroelectric plants.
:: 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
:: 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.
:: 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
:: 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
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.
:: 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.