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Type Private
Industry Development Finance
Founded 1977
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people Dov ZERAH
Chief Executive Officer
Products Feasibility Studies, Equity Financing, Advisory Services, Loans, Consulting
Website Homepage

PROPARCO is a Development Financial Institution partly owned by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and private shareholders from the developed countries and developing nations, according to its website. PROPARCO promotes private investment in developing countries to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). PROPARCO finances operations which are economically viable, financially profitable, environmentally sustainable and socially equitable.[1] As of December 2011, its shareholders' capital exceeded €420 million (US$526 million).[2]


The shareholding in PROPARCO is as depicted in the table below:[3]

Shareholding In PROPARCO
Rank Name of Owner Percentage Ownership
1 Agence Française de Développement 57.0
2 French Financial Institutions 26.0
3 International Financial Organisations 13.0
4 French Companies 3.0
5 Investment funds & Foundations 1.0
Total 100.00
French Financial Institutions include
International Financial Organizations include
French companies include
Investment Funds & Foundations include

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