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Andrews Kurth Represents IDB in $20 Million Loan to Banco Bolivariano, C.A.

July 5, 2012
Washington, DC

On May 29, 2012, the Inter-American Development Bank (“IDB”) closed on a US$20 million facility to the Ecuadorian bank Banco Bolivariano, C.A.  

The proceeds of the loan are intended to finance the Borrower’s projected growth of loans to small-and-medium size enterprises in the Republic of Ecuador.

The U.S. based firm of Andrews Kurth LLP and the Ecuadorian firm Perez, Bustamante & Ponce Abogados advised the IDB on the financing.

Andrews Kurth Lawyers:

Vera Rechsteiner, Partner
Ignacio Hirigoyen, Associate

IDB In-house Counsel:

Brian Muraresku

IDB Local Counsel:
Perez, Bustamante & Ponce Abogados

Bruno Pineda Cordero, Partner

Natalia Almeida, Associate

Borrower’s Counsel
Moeller, Gomez-Lince & Cia Abogados

Idler Valverde Farfán

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