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  • 1. International Finance Corporation
  • 2. History
    • The IFC was established in 1956.
    • Corporate Office is at Washington, DC.
    • To support the growth of the private sector in the developing world.
    • The IFC's stated mission is “to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and improve people's lives.
  • 3.
    • The IFC has worked with more than 3319 companies in 140 countries since its inception in 1956.
    • One of the fastest growing institutions in the World Bank Group.
    • IFC is the world’s largest multilateral institution focused on private sector development, widely seen as an essential source of job creation, growth, and poverty reduction.
  • 4. IFC’s Purpose
    • Promote open and competitive markets in developing countries.
    • Support companies and other private sector partners.
    • Generate productive jobs and deliver basic services.
    THEIR vision is that people should have the opportunity to escape poverty and improve their lives. their values are excellence ,commitment, integrity, and teamwork.
  • 5. Characteristics of IFC
    • Participates primarily in private sector ventures.
    • Shares same risks as other investors.
    • Invests in equity.
    • Has market pricing policies.
    • Does not accept government guarantees.
    • Is profit-oriented.
  • 6. IFC’s Three Businesses
    • Investment Services: Short & long-term loans & guarantees (including in selected local currencies), syndicated loans, equity & equity-type products, trade finance, structured finance, risk management products, and sub-national finance
    • Advisory Services: Access to finance, investment climate, corporate advice, environmental & social sustainability, and infrastructure
    • Asset Management Company: Launched in 2009, invests third-party capital in a private equity fund format
  • 7. Members of IFC
    • IFC's entire share capital was held by 182 countries.
    • To join the IFC, a country must first be a member of the World Bank.
    • States is the largest single shareholder, with 23.66 percent of votes, by Japan (5.87 percent), Germany (5.36 percent), the United Kingdom (5.04 percent), and France (5.04 percent)
  • 8. President , Vice-Presidencies and Board of Executive Directors
    • President of World Bank, Robert Zoellick also serves as IFC President.
    • IFC Executive Vice President and CEO is Lars Thunell.
    • Board of Directors is comprised of the same members as the World Bank’s Board.
  • 9. Strategies Of IFC
    • Promote private sector growth in infrastructure, health, education, and the food supply chain.
    • Develop local financial markets.
    • Address climate change and ensure environmental and social sustainability.
    • Build long-term partnerships with emerging market players and assist their cross-border growth.
  • 10. Lending products of IFC Loans usually have the following characteristics
    • Terms amortizing with final maturities of up to 12 years.
    • Currencies in major convertibles such as the U.S. dollar, Euro, Swiss Franc, or the Japanese Yen.
    • Fixed or variable interest rates.
    • Pricing that reflects the market conditions along with country and project risks.
  • 11. Investment process of IFC
    • Accepts investment proposals directly from companies or entrepreneurs.
    • Many of IFC projects entail close coordination and relationships with government agencies in developing countries.
  • 12. Investments Total Commitments: US$10.5 billion
  • 13. Requirements for receiving funding
    • Be an IFC member from the developing country.
    • Be in the private sector.
    • Be sound technically.
    • Be commercial with profitability.
    • Be economically beneficial to the developing community.
    • Meets the IFC standard for social and environmental policy.
  • 14. IFC - INDIA
    • To reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth, IFC believe that India needs a vibrant private sector which will:
    • · increase the availability of high-quality infrastructure
    • · accelerate rural growth
    • · develop competitive manufacturing and service industries
    • · strengthen the financial sector .
  • 15.
    • Cont…….
    • Since 1956, IFC has invested in 199 companies in India
    • India IFC's third largest country of operations with portfolio of $2.3 billion (as of June 2007 )
  • 16.
    • IFC eyes funding to green projects in Gujarat (Rutam Vora / Mumbai/ Ahmedabad January 03, 2011,)
    • IFC may invest Rs 450 cr in Sagar-Vicat cement plant .
    • IFC looks at affordable housing projects in India
  • 17. IFC’s Expertise regarding Conservation Finance
    • Business Appraisal:
      • Tremendous in-house capabilities regarding financial, technical, environmental, social, legal, and economic analysis.
      • Extensive investment experience in many sectors & countries
    • Concession Design:
      • IFC can leverage its experience with water, electricity, & tourism concessions
    • Investment Structuring:
      • IFC can structure equity, quasi-equity, debt, guarantees, etc. for for-profit ventures in developing countries.
  • 18. IFC’s Needs & Potential Role in Conservation Finance Alliance
    • Needs:
      • IFC is looking for viable business opportunities that will benefit biodiversity conservation.
    • IFC’s Potential Contributions:
      • For viable projects, IFC could provide significant financial engineering expertise as well as commercial and/or concessional financing
  • 19.
    • Thank You………!!!!!!