BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank
   



Where am I? Home page  >>  Press Room  >>  News  >>  2018

BNDES and the Development Bank of Latin America will have a fund to finance infrastructure in Brazil

07/16/2018

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) and the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) are finishing the construction of a fund of infrastructure assets with R$ 500 million in resources and a 15-year term. 

The information was disclosed by the president of BNDES, Dyogo Oliveira, during the CAF Conference, held on Monday, 16, in Madrid, Spain, under the theme “Infrastructure for the Integration of Latin America.” BNDES will participate with 30% of the fund, and the remainder will be collected in the market. CAF will participate in as an expert consultant.

During the conference, which brought together ministers of planning and finance of Latin America, Oliveira pointed out that it is time for the region’s countries to become even more integrated in infrastructure. For this, it is essential that the region invests in improvements to its regulatory framework and creates an appropriate environment for the execution of projects. 

Another important factor is the creation of instruments for covering the risks of projects and of a long-term capital market. The diagnosis is that, today, there is no shortage of financial resources for projects in the region, but lack of speed in their development.

Learn more about the CAF Conference

Recent News  Recent News
05/13/2021
BNDES profit continues to rise and disbursements grow to meet needs during the crisis
R$ 9.8 billion in positive result is over 70% higher than in the first quarter of 2020. Recurring profit, which does not consider extraordinary effects, such as asset sales, is R$ 2.4 billion. More than half of the credit negotiated by BNDES went to green economy and social development. Project Factory advances with sanitation in Rio and other projects
03/12/2021
BNDES supported more than 460,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises in 2020 and had a record profit of R$ 20.7 billion
For the first time, BNDES disbursed more to small- and medium-sized companies than to large ones. Total disbursement reached R$ 64.9 billion and grew 17% when compared to 2019