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IFC

International Finance Corporation

A division of the World Bank that provides loans for private companies and projects in developing countries. Founded in 1956, it seeks to promote private-sector investment in the developing world. It charges market interest rates, and its loans do not have government guarantees. See also: International Monetary Fund.
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Although the difficult economic situation in Pakistan constrained IFC's investment activities, IFC concentrated on helping its portfolio companies restructure their debt.
ALA President Clarence Graham asked the IFC to publish before the 1952 midwinter meeting a response to Ulveling's statement, which contradicted directly the Statement on Labeling by urging librarians to designate some books as subversive or propaganda.
IFC has, over the years, launched various bond programs with the aim to strengthen local capital markets and to finance projects in emerging markets.
It is our hope that IFC in Theaters will become another example of Rainbow's commitment to addressing the content needs of our partners.
Such uncertainties include the success of our project financing effort, including final documentation and execution of financing documents with IFC and potential lending syndicate members, as well as the successful management of our capital development project and other normal business risks.
Further to its involvement as lender and arranger of loan finance to CTC, IFC also participated as co-lead manager of CTC's issue of American Depositary Receipts for approximately US$100 million (gross) through the New York Stock Exchange in July 1990.
Vera Songwe, IFC s Director for West and Central Africa, said, IFC aims to help further leverage the private sector to meet critical needs, especially access to power and other infrastructure.
Through this transaction IFC confirms its long-term partnership with Sudameris Bank, as it expands its efforts to support agribusiness in Paraguay, said Salem Rohana, IFC Country Manager for Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.
The bond, named Iveria after an ancient kingdom based in present-day Eastern Georgia, is part of a 200 million lari bond program and creates a pricing benchmark for future IFC issuances in Georgia s domestic capital markets.
The requirements of expedited chemical kinetics and low-mass quantities of chemical reactants, together with the emerging need to expand, and diversify the catalog of molecular imaging probes, provide a unique opportunity for Fluidigm's IFC technology, according to the authors of the paper.
IFC s equity investment represents about 5 percent of the share capital of Pan Pacific, a leading Vietnamese agribusiness and food company established in 1993 and listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC African, Latin American, and Caribbean Fund (IFC ALAC Fund), a $1 billion private equity fund managed by the IFC Asset Management Company, have announced the successful exit from their investment in Saham Finances (Saham), a subsidiary of the Saham Group.