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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Mexico
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Status: Approved
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: 2016-06-28
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower or Client: Innofa Mexico SA de CV
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Industry and Trade
  • Infrastructure
Investment Type(s): Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD): $ 3.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

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Original disclosure @ FMO website
Updated in EWS: 2017-07-26

Project Description
FROM FMO: WHO IS OUR CLIENT The Innofa group established in 1922 in Tilburg, is an international family-owned manufacturer of knitted textile fabric. In 2010 FMO financed the successful start-up of Innofa Mexico SA de CV and lnnofatex SA de CV with a senior loan of USD 1.6 million. FUNDING OBJECTIVE Innofa is planning to extend its activities in Mexico in order to benefit from growth and internationalization of its key customers. Innofa approached FMO to finance USD 3.5 million, to be used for the construction of a new production facility and the investment in machinery. WHY WE FUND THIS PROJECT This transaction has an excellent fit with the FMO strategy as this is a Dutch interest transaction to a reputable company with international footprint, positive track record and good growth prospects. There is no commercial funding available for the required investments.
Investment Description
The FMO will loan USD 3.5 million to Innofa Mexico SA de CV through its "Fund Emerging Markets" fund.
Contact Information
FMO The Netherlands +31 70 314 96 96 info@fmo.nl Anna van Saksenlaan 71 2593 HW, The Hague The Netherlands