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Venture Capital Fund for Agrobusiness
The purpose of this operation is to attract private and public investment for using venture capital as an instrument for financing small agroindustrial companies in Mexico. The general objective is to expand the existing activity of Operadora Agros (the Fund administrator) in the Mexican agroindustrial sector, and develop the use of venture capital for the niche occupied by small agroindustrial companies. The financial objective of the Fund will be to achieve long term capital appreciation. The Fund's development objective will be the creation of employment, generation of income and contributing to improvement in the living conditions of Mexico's rural population.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

July 8, 1998

Project Status


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Lending Instrument

Instrumento del Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones

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Environmental Classification


Total Cost

USD 6,000,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 3,000,000.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 3,000,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
EQU/MS-6040-ME Non-Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar MIF-Small Enterprise Investment Fund Equity Financing
Operation Number EQU/MS-6040-ME
  • Lending Type: Non-Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: MIF-Small Enterprise Investment Fund
  • Financial Instrument: Equity Financing

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Implementation Phase
Donors memorandum for MIF project TC9803471 - EQU_MS-6040-ME [1803167].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999
Preparation Phase
Capital Investment in the Venture Capital Fund for Agribusiness (AGROSEED) [460047].PDF
Published Dec. 31, 1999

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