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HQ office : Madrid, Spain
ADDRESS : C/ Paseo de la Castellana, 278,
WEBSITE : http://www.cofides.es
Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo
COFIDES – the Spanish Development Finance Institution – was founded in 1988 and joined EDFI in 1992. COFIDES is a Limited Liability Company (S.A.), owned by the Spanish government (53%) through different public institutions and the four largest Spanish commercial banking groups (47%). COFIDES is under the aegis of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The aim for COFIDES is to drive forward profitable business that contributes both to host country development and the internationalisation of Spanish enterprises and the Spanish economy. Ties to Spanish interests are required.Member's website
Key numbers (end of 2016)
in new annual commitments to 43 projects
in total portfolio of 236 projects
in investment funds
Other Fund Management
COFIDES manages two Spanish Government trust funds to support Spanish investments abroad, the Fund for SME Foreign Investment Operations (FONPYME) and the Fund for Foreign Investment (FIEX).
equity and quasi equity
COFIDES can invest in any developing or emerging country, regardless of its per capita income.
COFIDES can back projects in all productive industries, except real estate and defense sectors and other activities excluded by environmental and social policy.