Timeline – Partnerships from Rabobank
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Sicredi is the second largest financial cooperative system in Brazil. Like Rabobank, it draws on over a century of experience in creating rural initiatives to drive economic self-reliance. Rabo Partnerships and Sicredi started cooperating closely with management and technical assistance in 2008 which lead to a minority equity investment in 2010.
The Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation S.A. (LAAD) is a financial intermediary founded in 1969 by a group of leading international agribusiness and financial companies to finance small and medium-sized, export oriented, agribusiness enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rabobank has been a shareholder in LAAD since 1978 which in fact was one of its first tangible undertakings outside The Netherlands.
Rooted in the agricultural community of Paraguay, Banco Regional is one of the largest banks in the country allocating significant resources to agriculture. Rabo Partnerships established a strategic partnership with Banco Regional in 2008 and ever since has contributed to the development of the bank leveraging its knowledge, networks and finance. Currently Banco Regional serves retail, SME and Corporate clients through its countrywide branch network as well as its digital channels.
Finterrea was founded in 2004 as a non-bank financial institution and in 2007 Rabobank became a shareholder in this niche player with a focus on the Food & Agricultural value chain. Nowadays Banco Finterra, operating under a banking license since 2016, is focused on becoming the leading financial services provider for food and agriculture SMEs in Mexico.
Arise is a leading African investment company backed by reputable cornerstone investors, namely Norfund, NorFinance, FMO and Rabobank. Arise partners with sustainable locally-owned financial services providers in Sub-Saharan Africa to help them become industry leaders in their respective markets.