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Summary of Investment Information

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Project number 32679
RegionSouth Asia
Company nameLeopard Banglade
Country
Bangladesh
SectorP-BA - Private Equity/Venture Cap Fund - Country
DepartmentGlobal Industry, Financial Markets
Environmental categoryFI2
StatusPending Disbursement
Date SPI disclosedNovember 26, 2012
Projected board dateDecember 26, 2012
Last Updated DateNovember 26, 2012
Previous EventsSigned: March 28, 2013
Approved: March 25, 2013
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Project Description
The proposal is for an IFC equity investment in Leopard Bangladesh Fund L.P. (the “Fund”). The Fund will seek to make equity or equity-related investments in mid-sized companies engaged in a broad range of high-growth sectors, including but not limited to agro-industry and food processing, manufacturing, construction materials, financial services, and other service industries such as health care, education and information technology. Investment priority will be given to providing expansion capital to companies with strong growth potential or are undervalued. The Fund will seek to be an active investor, providing guidance in areas critical to growth and expansion, including business strategy, management development, capital structure and governance.

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