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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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Fluidigm's Access Array System joins the company's IFC portfolio of Dynamic Arrays (that maximize gene-expression analysis and genotyping efficiency), Digital Arrays (that provide a practical solution for PCR applications demanding extreme accuracy of copy number), and TOPAZ chips (that support the broadest protein crystallization exploration in the marketplace).
With the construction of one of the first international standard serviced apartment complexes in Vientiane, the project demonstrates the potential for growth in the sector at this standard level -helping to make a market for future similar projects and enhancing the competitiveness of Lao PDR as an investment destination, said Kyle Kelhofer, IFC Country Manager for Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam.
IFCs investment will also help revive Greeces real estate sector as it will allow NBG to issue more residential mortgage loans.
Kathy Lai, IE Singapores Deputy Chief Executive, IE Singapores partnership with IFC aims to drive growth in emerging markets in Asia and Africa as well as to enhance economic integration within the regions.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has provided a RON150 million (approximately $38.
Lenders who adopt the agreement benefit from IFCs $16-billion loan-syndication platform, global presence, and expertise in deal-structuring expertise and due diligence.
With this financing, we are addressing some of IFCs key development priorities in Turkey capital markets development, climate change and sustainable cities, said Manuel Reyes Retana, IFC Director, Financial Institutions Group for Europe, Middle East and North Africa.
In addition, IFCs financing is linked to the development of LAFISE BANCENTROS climate smart portfolio for companies that want to adopt more energy efficient practices and utilize cleaner energy sources.
The company added that the certified San Francisco facility designs and develops instrumentation, IFCs, reagents, and software, and manufactures high-performance genomic reagents and conjugated antibodies.
Summary: Trust has long been at the heart of the strong relationships between the region and IFCs
It sought to identify the appeal of IFCs in supporting cross-border investment and specifically the strengths of Jersey's finance industry in facilitating FDI.
The result is that Shari'ah- compliant investors in the Middle East have frequently looked to harness the strengths of IFCs to manage and protect their wealth, and the indications are that this is a trend and a mutually beneficial relationship that will continue.