Export Development Canada Guaranteed and Direct Loans

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Crown Corporation that provides Trade Finance and Risk Management Services to Canadian Exporters and Investors in up to 200 markets worldwide. Financial services of EDC include Credit Insurance, Bonding and Guarantees, Political Risk Insurance, Direct Loans to buyers and Lines of Credit to encourage buyers in other countries to buy Canadian goods and services. For EDC support, the International Buyer/Borrower must be satisfy Statutory requirement of contributing 15% of Canadian Cost Content as Equity,  while the Canadian Lender funds 85% of the Canadian Costs under the EDC Guarantee Program. The Project Promoter is further required to provide Corporate or Local Bank Guarantee to support the 85% portion of the Canadian Loan as well as finance local In-Country Costs requirements within the overall Project Cost. The EDC Guaranteed Loans have Medium Term Tenure of 5 to 7 years at a variable Interest Rate of +2.83% PA (2.50% +- 0.33% LIBOR).  Related Plants, Machinery, Equipment and Trade Products must be up to 65% Canadian Manufactured.The Project Promoter is required to engage the services of Financialbridge to Package, Qualify, Process and Procure related Canadian Loan.

U.S. Ex-Im Bank Guaranteed Loans

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official Export Credit Agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank assist in financing the export of U.S. Goods and Services to International Markets.  Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. Companies turns export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger National Economy.  For U.S. Ex-Im Bank support, the International Buyer/Borrower must be satisfy Statutory requirement of contributing 15% of U.S. Cost Content as Equity, while the U.S. Lender funds 85% of the U.S. Costs, utilizing the Comprehensive Credit Guarantee Program of U.S. Ex-Im Bank.The Project Promoter is further required to provide Corporate or Local Bank Guarantee to support the 85% portion of the U.S. Loan as well as finance local In-Country Costs requirements within the overall Project Cost.The U.S. Ex-Im Bank Guaranteed Loans have Medium Term Tenure of 5 to 7 years at a variable Interest Rate of +2.83% PA (2.50% +- 0.33% LIBOR).  Related Plants, Machinery, Equipment and Trade Products must be up to 65% U.S. Manufactured.The Project Promoter is required to engage the services of Financialbridge to Package, Qualify, Process and Procure related U.S. Loan.

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Loans

OPIC is the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. It mobilizes Private Capital to help solve critical development challenges worldwide. Because OPIC works with the U.S. private sector, it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in Emerging Markets, catalyzing revenues, jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with Financing, Guarantees, Political Risk Insurance, and support for Private Equity Investment Funds.The Applicant must be a U.S. Company that is required to hold at least 25% Equity/Shareholding in a Foreign Joint Venture of the Project Promoting Company, while  OPIC will fund up to 75% of the total Project Cost.The U.S. Company in the Joint Venture is required to have Industry Experience in related Project under Development. OPIC Loans have Medium to Long Term Tenure of up to 10 years at Interest Rates of up to 10%. Related Plants, Machinery, and Equipment in the transaction can be purchased from U.S. or Foreign Manufacturers.   

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