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Andrews Kurth Represents IDB in $20 Million Subordinated Loan to Banco Interamericano de Finanzas

February 1, 2012
Washington, DC

(Washington, DC)—On January 11, 2012, the Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB”) closed on a financing facility to Banco Interamericano de Finanzas S.A., a Peruvian bank, consisting of a US$ 20 million subordinated loan qualifying as Tier II capital as defined under the Peruvian Banking Law and Peruvian Regulation on Subordinated Debt. The proceeds of the subordinated loan are to be used for increasing the Borrower’s Effective Capital and financing the origination by the Borrower of long-term residential mortgage loans in the Republic of Perú.

The U.S. based firm of Andrews Kurth LLP advised IDB on the financing.

Andrews Kurth Lawyers:

Vera Rechsteiner, Partner

Ignacio Hirigoyen, Associate

IDB In-house Counsel:

Agustín Cerda Masip

Martín Stalman

Peruvian Counsel to IDB:

Pizarro, Botto & Escobar Abogados

Ricardo Escobar, Partner

Melissa Padilla, Associate

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