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Countries:
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
Banks:
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)
Bank Risk Rating: B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2017-12-11
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Borrower or Client: Jamaica Broilers Group Limited
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors:
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 16.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD): $ 16.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 16.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ IIC website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-14
Disclosure Date: 2017-11-08
Jamaica Broilers
IIC-12125-01

Project Description
The proposed operation consists of the following financing facilities: 1. IIC Guarantee: The IIC will issue a local currency guarantee for up to an equivalent amount of US$11 million in favor of Sagicor to provide competitive financing to Jamaica Broilers Group Limited (“JBGL” or the “Company”) in local currency. In turn, Sagicor will provide JBGL a 3-year tenor senior loan in local currency for up to an equivalent amount of US$10 million to finance its working capital needs, which consist in chicks, feeds, services and financing provided to farmers, in order to support the Company´s growth. 2. IDB Senior Loan I: The IDB will provide to Haiti Broilers S.A. (“HB”) a 2-year senior loan in local currency for up to an equivalent amount of US$2 million to provide working capital financing to small and medium farmers (of broilers and layers) that supply HB. The local currency will be offered by using the exchange rate hedge offered by TCX. 3. IDB Senior Loan II: The IDB will provide to HB an 8-year senior loan in local currency for up to an equivalent amount of US$3 million to finance the acquisitions of the land where HB currently has its chicken houses. The local currency will be offered by using the exchange rate hedge offered by TCX.
Investment Description
Contact Information
For inquiries about the Project, contact: Client Contact name: Ian Parsard Title: Executive Vice President Phone number: (876) 943-4376 email address: iparsard@jabgl.com For inquiries and comments to IIC, contact: IIC’s Communications Group E-mail: divulgacionpublica@iadb.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IIC The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).
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