Reforms Drive Global Investment in Brazil’s Roads
Transforming Brazilian Business. The Sao Paulo PPP demonstrates the potential of leveraging private sector investment and helping to optimize public resources. The project, as structured, is helping transform the sector in fiscally, environmentally, and socially sustainable ways, crowding in private sector financing and management solutions.
Two IFC Infrastructure Projects in Brazil among World’s Most Innovative ...
The Bahia Suburbio Hospital project, launched with IFC’s support in 2009 as Brazil’s first health public-private partnership, offers similar lessons for the global health industry. KPMG said the new 280-bed hospital dramatically improves emergency hospital services in one of the country’s most underserved districts.
IFC Helps Improve Water Supply Efficiency and Resilience in Brazil
IFC is a leader in the water and sanitation sector in emerging markets across the globe. This project is part of IFC's Cities Initiative, which combines investment and advisory services to help municipal authorities build climate-resilient, inclusive and sustainable cities. Since 2004, IFC has invested and mobilized over US$9 billion in more ...
Why Latin America Needs the Private Sector More Than Ever
The private sector has a key role to play in the production and distribution of basic products like food, cleaning products, health supplies. The better we deal with the pandemic, in terms of protecting firms and workers and those out of work, the better positioned we will be for recovery. Latin America does not have the luxury to waste resources.
IFC Invests $40 Million in Brazil's Port Sector
Washington, D.C., October 19, 2001 —The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, will invest US$40.0 million in the Sepetiba Tecon container terminal in the Rio de Janeiro state, which will help improve the international competitiveness of the entire port sector in the Southeast container market in Brazil.
Breaking New Ground by Addressing an Underserved Market
students, in Brazil. Ser is a private, for-profit, network of post-secondary education institutions in Brazil focused on offering relevant education at a cost that price-sensitive students can afford. It is a leader in the North and Northeast regions, a traditionally under-served market in the least developed region of the country.
IFC MAKES FIRST HEALTHCARE INVESTMENT IN BRAZIL
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 19, 1999 — The International Finance Corporation is making its first investment in Brazil's healthcare industry in a project that will enable healthcare providers and financiers – such as hospitals and insurance companies – to offer better quality and more efficient services to patients throughout the country.
Companhia Energética do Maranhão - International Finance Corporation
Country: Brazil Sector: Utilities IFC’s Investment: $80 million in long-term debt financing CoMpany BaCkgroUnd Companhia Energética do Maranhão, or CEM ar, is the power distribution company servicing Brazil’s northeastern state of Maranhão. Maranhão is one of the poorest states in Brazil, whose 6.6 million inhabitants earn a per capita
Artificial Intelligence in the Power Sector
of Brazil’s Enel Group, an IFC client, operates in 66 municipalities of the State of Rio de Janeiro and serves nearly seven million inhabitants and 2.5 million customers. It is one of the largest power distributors in Brazil, responsible for 2.5 percent of the nation’s energy turnover and 27.8 percent of the state’s. It serves an
PPP Sector Factsheet (CITIES)
: Brazil’s government asked IFC to help privatize the utility and bring in international expertise to overhaul its performance, invest in its infrastructure, and provide reliable power for residents of Goias State. Results: Enel, a global leader in purchased 95% of CELG-D for $706 million – the ﬁrst privatization in Brazil in 15 years.