Peru – June 2018.
Luca Torre, co-founder and co-CEO of Gawa Capital, was in Lima (Peru) on May 31st, to participate in a panel at ALIDE’s 48th General Assembly.
ALIDE is the Latin American Association of Development Financing Institutions, which was created in 1968. It aims to emphasize and support the role of development finance institutions for equitable growth in the region, acting as a venue for discussions amongst the most relevant actors in the sector, and the proposal of policies and concrete solutions.
ALIDE's members include development banks from over 20 LATAM countries, as well as progress-committed associate members from all over the world. These include the China Development Bank, the French Development Agency (AFD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spain’s Official Credit Institute (ICO). The government agency “Spanish Company for Development Financing” (COFIDES) is also an associate member, and invited GAWA Capital to participate in the last General Assembly, whose key topic was “Development banking and its current & future challenges”.
Luca Torre, alongside 5 institutional and private actors, participated in a panel discussion about “Blended finance and financial innovation in Latin America”, focusing on the role of development financing institutions and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
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