The key for investing in more sustainable, accessible public transportation lies in understanding how such investments have impacted people’s lives–beyond travel time savings. … [Read more...] about Investing in Urban Transport Means Improving People’s Lives
LatinFinance magazine has selected six IDB Invest projects among the year's best, lauding the organization’s commitment with the private sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Six LatinFinance 2019 Awards Recognizing IDB Invest’s Efforts
Fintech lenders in the region identify financing as one of their major challenges. Securitization can help them in accessing more investors and drive down financing costs. … [Read more...] about Securitization: What Can It Do for Lending Techs in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Imagine that you represent an operationally strong company in a small or island country. You have helped it grow a business line specifically linked to the export of an essential product (oil or copper, for example) or the processing of financial transfers from abroad (credit cards, remittances, etc.), and see promising projections for the future. In addition, you want to … [Read more...] about What is a future flow securitization and what are the benefits?
In light of the number of initiatives developed in Latin America and the Caribbean to help increase the availability and use of sex-disaggregated demand-side (customer) and supply-side (institution) data across the ecosystem, you may think we’ve moved on from asking financial intermediaries: “How big is the women’s market opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean?” to “Did … [Read more...] about How to achieve women’s financial inclusion: The role of financial intermediaries and strong sex-disaggregated data