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IFC signs agreement with Edita Food Industries to invest $30m

The minister said that they are keen on international institutions to support private sector investments because of its role in contributing to the expansion of companies, including Edita, which exports about EGP 300m and will contribute to this new expansion of the company’s exports outside Egypt.

Daily News Egypt

IFC ready to invest in Egypt’s hotel development fund

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) expressed its readiness to inject new investment into Egypt’s planned hotel development fund, the COO of the IFC, Stephanie von Friedeburg, said. Egypt’s ministry of tourism aims to establish a private equity fund targeting to restructure financially impaired hotels and other tourism establishments. During a meeting between the Egyptian Minister …

Daily News Egypt

IFC, Ministry of Petroleum help boost critical energy infrastructure in Egypt

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), announced on Wednesday a joint effort with Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources that aims to support Egypt in becoming a regional energy hub for the eastern Mediterranean region as well as improve its energy infrastructure. The IFC signed a memorandum …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

IFC invests $100m in Middle East Glass Manufacturing Company

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced on Monday it is providing up to $100m in financing to the Middle East Glass Manufacturing Company (MEG), one of Egypt’s leading makers of glass containers. The financing is designed to support the firm’s capital expenditure programme, create new jobs, and boost …

Nihal Samir

IFC provides first loan to support Egypt’s construction industry

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $15m loan mainly in Egyptian pounds to Vinavil Egypt for Chemicals, a leading manufacturer of construction-related materials, to help the company boost production and create jobs, according to a press statement on Wednesday. The statement said that the IFC’s financing …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

IFC does not yet wish to sell its stake in AlexBank

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank Group’s investment arm, has shown no interest in selling its 9.25% stake in the Bank of Alexandria (AlexBank), a member of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group, up until now. Walid Labadi, IFC country manager for Egypt, Libya, and Yemen, said that the IFC will announce its intention to sell …

El Husseiny Hassan

IFC to support DBACD in effort to grow microfinance in Egypt

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will support the Dakahlya Businessmen Association for Community Development (DBACD) as it scales up its lending operations and caters to borrowers who seek larger loans, according to a press statement issued on Sunday. The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, said it will provide advisory services to a …

Daily News Egypt

IFC loans CIB $100m

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) signed an agreement on Tuesday with the Commercial International Bank (CIB) to fund it with $100m. This funding is considered the first supporting loan provided by the IFC to a local bank. This came after the recent regulations approved by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) allowing international finance institutions …

Mohamed Farag

IFC, MIIC sign letter of intent to develop Egypt’s National Investment Attraction strategy

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Regional Director Mouayed Makhlouf and Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) Sahar Nasr signed on Monday a letter of intent to develop Egypt’s National Investment Attraction and Retention strategy during a signing ceremony. IFC intends to provide the necessary analysis on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), institutional framework, and investment incentives, …

Shaimaa Al-Aees