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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Brazil
Location: Rio de Janeiro; Sao Paulo
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Status: Proposed
Bank Risk Rating: B
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  • Education and Health
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 75.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 150.00 million
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Original disclosure @ IFC website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-12
Disclosure Date: 2016-11-22

Project Description
The proposed project includes a 7-year US$150 million A/B Loan facility (US$75 million from the IFC's own account) to Grupo Notre Dame Intermedica to finance the company's expansion plan and refinance part of its existing debt. Intermedica is Brazil's #4 largest health maintenance organization. The proposed investment plan would include (i) refinancing of the acquisition of Grupo Santamalia (acquired in July 2015), an HMO with 250.000 lives, 2 hospitals (220 beds) and 17 medical centers; (ii) a capex for refurbishment and brownfield investment in hospitals and medical centers including receiving international accreditation for the hospitals; (iii) companies management, admin and working capital needs. With implementation of the investment plan, the company aim to reach some 2.9 million health patients and have over 1.650 beds.
Investment Description
The Company is fully owned, since 2014, by Bain Capital (''Bain'' or the ''Sponsor''), a US-based PE fund. Bain Capital has important knowledge of the healthcare industry globally. Its existing global healthcare portfolio is comprised of 10 companies including hospitals, labs, med tech and pharmaceutical companies in the US, Europe and emerging markets such as India and China. IFC has recently committed a loan with Lionbridge (project number 37919) a financial leasing company controlled by Bain Capital in China.
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