Lafise Group receives $15 million from the BCIE for the productive sector in Nicaragua

The BCIE granted a loan of $15 million to the Lafise Group to finance the productive sectors in Nicaragua.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


The funds will be channeled via the Bancentro, which is a member of the Lafise Financial Group, and comes from three European organizations: the Belgian Investment Society for Developing Countries, the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation and the Swiss Fund for Investment in Emerging Markets.

"This amount, 15 million dollars, in addition to strengthening Bancentro's capital even more, will energize the Nicaraguan economy," added Roberto Zamora, president of the Lafise Financial Group.

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