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  • Title: North American Development Bank
    Descriptive info: .. About Us.. Mission.. Scope.. Origins.. Capitalization.. Organization.. Location.. Programs.. Loans.. Grants.. Projects.. Basic Eligibility.. Financing Process.. Procurement Process.. Current Projects.. Technical Assistance.. Studies.. Training.. News Updates.. Quarterly Reports.. News Releases.. NADBank News.. Connections.. Publications.. Other Links.. BECC.. COFIDAN.. Domestic Programs.. More.. FAQs.. 203 South  ...   231-8000 Fax: (210) 231-6232.. BECC-NADB Joint Report.. BECC-NADB Charter.. Basic Facts.. Status of Active Projects.. Loan Policies.. Summary Financing Chart.. Procurement Guidelines.. Media Inquiries.. Summary Status Report.. 2011 Annual Report.. To Receive Media Updates.. Directory.. Contact Us.. Site.. Careers.. Terms Conditions.. 2012 North American Development Bank..

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  • Title: Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte
    Descriptive info: BDAN.. Misión.. Áreas de servicio.. Origen.. Capitalización.. Organización.. Ubicación.. Programas.. Crédito.. Recursos no reembolsables.. Proyectos.. Elegibilidad básica.. Proceso de financiamiento.. Proceso de adquisición.. Proyectos actuales.. Asistencia técnica.. Estudios.. Capacitación.. Noticias e informes.. Informes trimestrales.. Comunicados de prensa.. Noticias del BDAN.. Conexiones.. Publicaciones.. Enlaces.. COCEF.. Programas domésticos.. Más.. Preguntas.. Mary's, Suite 300..  ...   Informe de avance BDAN / COCEF.. Convenio constitutivo.. Información general.. Avance de proyectos activos.. Políticas de crédito.. Comunicados.. Resumen de financiamiento.. Lineamientos de adquisición.. ¿Preguntas?.. Informe ejecutivo.. Informe anual 2011.. Recibe nuestros boletines.. Directorio.. Contáctanos.. Índice del sitio.. Carreras en BDAN.. Términos y condiciones.. 2012 Banco de Desarrollo de América del Norte..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Mission
    Descriptive info: NADB and its sister institution, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC), were created by the governments of the United States and Mexico in a joint effort to preserve and enhance environmental conditions and the quality of life of people living along the U.. S.. -Mexico border.. Created as interdependent institutions, NADB and BECC function as a team, working with communities and project sponsors to develop, finance and build affordable and self-sustaining projects with broad community support.. Within this project development model, each institution is charged with specific responsibilities, with BECC focusing on the technical aspects of project development, while NADB concentrates on project financing and oversight for project implementation.. Specifically, BECC is charged with verifying the technical viability and environmental/health impacts of projects through a certification process that ensures transparency and public participation.. Each infrastructure project must be certified by BECC in  ...   are financially feasible and works closely with the sponsors and other funding partners to structure appropriate and affordable financing packages to meet the specific needs of each community and project.. In addition, NADB works with local governments and other project sponsors to help them implement sound financial and business practices that provide a basis for well-managed debt financing.. As part of this strategy, NADB also promotes a comprehensive, long-term approach to infrastructure planning and project finance, as well as offers technical assistance to build institutional capacity and support the development of sustainable infrastructure.. OUR MISSION.. “To serve as a binational partner and catalyst in communities along the U.. -Mexico border in order to enhance the affordability, financing, long-term development and effective operation of infrastructure that promotes a clean, healthy environment for the citizens of the region.. RELATED LINKS.. Photos by Alicia Wagner Calzada..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Scope
    Descriptive info: Geographic Jurisdiction.. NADB is authorized to serve communities in the U.. -Mexico border region, which extends approximately 2,100 miles from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.. Eligible projects must be located within:.. 100 kilometers.. (about 62 miles) north of the international boundary in the four U.. states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas; or.. 300 kilometers.. (about 186 miles) south of the border in the six Mexican states of Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sonora, and Tamaulipas.. Projects beyond these areas may be eligible if they remedy a transboundary environmental or health problem, as determined by the Board of Directors.. NADB-BECC Border Map.. Requires Adobe Flash Player 10.. Environmental Sectors..  ...   or contribute to a higher quality of life.. In this context, NADB may finance the following types of projects, including but not limited to:.. Water.. Waste Management.. Cleaner Renewable.. Energy.. Drinking water supply, treatment distribution.. Wastewater collection, treatment reuse.. Water conservation.. Storm drainage flood control.. Sanitary landfills.. Collection disposal equipment.. Dumpsite closure.. Recycling.. Solar.. Wind.. Biogas biofuels.. Hydroelectric.. Geothermal.. Air Quality.. Industrial / Hazardous.. Waste.. Energy Efficiency.. Public transportation.. Street paving roadway improvements.. Bypasses ports of entry.. Emissions reduction methane capture.. Treatment disposal facilities.. Industrial site remediation.. Equipment replacement.. Public lighting.. Building retrofits.. RELATED DOCUMENTS.. (High-Res JPEG).. Photos 1 and 2 (top); Photo 2 (center); Photos 1 and 2 (bottom) by Alicia Wagner Calzada..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Capitalization
    Descriptive info: The total authorized capital of NADB is $3 billion with equal commitments from the United States and Mexico.. Each country authorized the subscription of 150,000 shares of the bank’s capital stock with a par value of $10,000 per share.. Fifteen percent of the authorized capital is in the form of paid-in capital and the remaining 85 percent is in the form of callable capital.. Country.. Paid-In Capital.. Callable Capital.. Total.. United States.. $ 225,000,000.. $ 1,275,000,000.. $ 1,500,000,000.. Mexico.. $ 450,000,000.. $ 2,550,000,000.. $ 3,000,000,000.. Paid-in capital.. consists of cash funds contributed to NADB by the two governments and is invested in short- to medium-term, high quality, fixed-income securities.. It acts as the bank’s cash reserves, which, in addition to providing loan loss reserves, can be used for a limited amount of direct lending.. The paid-in capital must be maintained at adequate levels to protect the bank’s creditors and ensure its operational  ...   specified in the Charter.. In other words, callable capital is essentially a guaranty for any bonds issued by the bank to raise funds in the capital markets for its lending program.. Because no actual cash funds are received, callable capital may not be used to make loans directly.. As set forth in its charter, 90 percent of NADB’s authorized capital is used to finance environmental infrastructure projects in the border region, and 10 percent of the capital subscribed by each country went to finance community adjustment and investment throughout the United States and Mexico in support of the purposes of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).. Consequently, of the US$450 million in paid-in capital, US$405 million relates to the environmental infrastructure program, while the remaining US$45 million was evenly divided between the two countries with each receiving US$22.. 5 million for their respective domestic program.. Photo 3 by Alicia Wagner Calzada..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Organization
    Descriptive info: Under the Charter, the BECC and NADB have a shared Board of Directors, while each institution has its own officers and staff.. Board of Directors.. The BECC-NADB Board of Directors consists of ten members: five from the United States and five from Mexico.. The chairmanship of the board alternates between U.. and Mexican representatives every year.. All powers of BECC and NADB are vested in the Board of Directors, which determines policy within the framework of the Charter, and approves all project certifications and financing proposals with NADB funds.. All decisions of the Board require the assent of a majority of the directors appointed by each country.. Management.. NADB management consists of a managing director and a deputy managing director, who are appointed by the Board of Directors.. Under the Charter, the  ...   As the chief executive officer and legal representative of the NADB, the Managing Director reports to the Board and is responsible for carrying out its directives, as well as for the organization and day-to-day operations of the bank.. The Deputy Managing Director serves as the bank’s chief operating officer and supports the Managing Director in fulfilling his/her duties.. Under the direction of the Board, they oversee development of the bank’s current and long-range objectives, policies and procedures.. The management team is formed by:.. Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández.. , a Mexican citizen, appointed Managing Director on October 16, 2010.. Alex Hinojosa.. , a U.. citizen, appointed Deputy Managing Director on January 1, 2011.. Departments.. Bank operations are carried out through seven departments, as illustrated in the organizational chart below.. Click on the department for details:..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Location
    Descriptive info: NADB is located in downtown San Antonio, on the third floor of the International Center.. The International Center is a three-story brick building located on the southwest corner of Market and St.. Mary’s, across the street from the Homewood Suites hotel on St.. Mary’s and the Drury Inn Suites on Market St.. North American Development Bank.. Mary’s, Suite 300.. San Antonio, Texas 78205.. Tel.. : (210) 231-8000..  ...   in PDF format in the right-hand column.. You can also get directions to NADB’s offices from a specific address using the Google tool below.. MAPS AND DRIVING DIRECTIONS.. From the airport.. From IH-35.. From IH-10 or US HWY-90.. PARKING.. The most convenient parking facilities to NADB are located on Market Street across from the Westin Hotel.. Parking is a maximum of $15 a day (cash only).. Map..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Loan Program
    Descriptive info: The primary objective of NADB is to facilitate financing for the development, execution and operation of environmental infrastructure projects located in the U.. -Mexico border region and certified by the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC).. In accordance with its charter, NADB may provide loans for infrastructure projects with a demonstrable and reasonable assurance of repayment.. This webpage outlines the eligibility and evaluation criteria, general financing terms, and procedures for the NADB’s Loan Program.. Basic Eligibility Criteria.. Under its charter, NADB is authorized to make loans to both.. public.. and.. private.. sector borrowers, operating within the United States and Mexico.. Any project, regardless of community size or project cost, is eligible for financing and other forms of assistance from NADB, if it meets.. all.. three of the following eligibility criteria:.. The project must be located within 100 km (62 miles) north of the international boundary in the four U.. states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California or within 300 km (about 186 miles) south of the border in the six Mexican states of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Sonora, and Baja California.. Projects beyond these areas may be eligible if they remedy a transboundary environmental or health problem, as determined by the BECC-NADB Board of Directors.. It must remedy an environmental and/or human health problem.. It must pass through the BECC certification process.. Through its Loan Program, NADB is prepared to finance a portion of the capital costs of a project.. Eligible capital costs may include the acquisition of land and buildings; site preparation and development; system design, construction, rehabilitation, and improvements; and the procurement of necessary machinery and equipment.. General Evaluation Criteria.. NADB carefully reviews each project proposal to ensure that the project is technically, environmentally, financially and economically sound; that the project sponsor has the institutional, managerial and structural capability to carry out the project; and that the project meets the standards of the financial community in terms of viability, security, and legal structure.. In evaluating a loan application, NADB is primarily concerned with the following factors:.. Technical criteria.. :.. The project is part of a long-term master plan that promotes the most efficient use of all resources.. The proposed technology is appropriate and effective.. The project contains a comprehensive operations and maintenance plan.. Economic criteria.. The service area can sustain a sufficient level of user fees or other revenue or  ...   residents.. Funding from other sources in the form of grants, equity or cofinancing is required as NADB generally cannot finance more than 85 percent of the eligible costs of a project.. Loan maturities may range up to 25 years, depending on individual project requirements, but cannot exceed the useful life of the project.. Grace periods for principal repayment are negotiable and may cover the anticipated project construction and start-up phase.. The borrower must maintain the debt coverage ratio set by NADB at the time of funding.. Loans must be paid back in the currency in which they are originally funded.. An exchange rate hedging mechanism is available to protect against currency risks, where necessary.. NADB loans must be secured with collateral in the form of project and/or borrower cash flows or other assets.. The value of the collateral must be greater than the unpaid balance of the loan.. Third-party guaranties may be required to demonstrate a reasonable assurance of repayment or to support collateral requirements.. The terms and conditions of NADB financing will be appropriate to the project financed.. In making a loan, NADB must be reimbursed for its expenses, including legal fees and loan supervision costs, as well as receive suitable compensation for its risk.. A list of standard financing fees is provided in the table.. Interest rates for particular loans are established at loan closing, and payments may be made on a monthly, quarterly or semi-annual basis.. NADB generally charges an interest rate that is composed of a base rate plus an administrative margin and a risk exposure spread (see table).. Project sponsors are responsible for the procurement of all goods and services related to the project.. However, procurement of goods and services with NADB loans must be carried out in compliance with NADB Procurement Policies and Procedures.. INDEX.. Loan Policies and Procedures.. Certification and Financing Application.. STANDARD FINANCING CHARGES FOR MARKET-RATE LOANS.. Fees.. Application fee:.. $1,500-$2,500, depending on the loan amount.. Commitment fee.. 3/4 of one percent per annum on undisbursed loan balances.. Interest Rate.. Base rate:.. Related to the yield on U.. Treasury securities or to the LIBOR Swap rate, TIIE rate, or any other U.. dollar or Mexican peso rate related to the interest rate on borrowings by the Bank.. Administrative margin.. 25-150 basis points.. Risk exposure spread.. 0-400 basis points, depending on the borrower’s creditworthiness and project risk..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Grant Programs
    Descriptive info: In addition to its loan program, NADB also provides and administers grant financing to help make environmental infrastructure projects more affordable for border communities.. Grant financing is currently available through two programs:.. Border Environment Infrastructure Fund (BEIF).. Funded by the U.. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), this  ...   municipal drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects located within 100 kilometers of the U.. Community Assistance Program (CAP).. Funded with NADB retained earnings, this program offers grant financing to support the implementation of projects sponsored by public entities in all environmental sectors eligible for NADB financing..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Basic Eligibility Criteria
    Descriptive info: To be eligible for financing and other forms of assistance from NADB, projects must meet the following basic criteria:.. The project must remedy an environmental and/or human health problem.. Specifically, NADB is authorized to finance projects that will prevent, control or reduce environmental pollutants or contaminants, improve the drinking water supply, or protect flora and fauna, so as to improve human health, promote sustainable development, or contribute to a higher quality of life.. In this context, NADB may finance the following types of projects, including but not limited to:.. : Potable water supply, wastewater treatment and reuse, water conservation, storm drainage, flood control.. Waste management.. : Sanitary landfills, collection disposal  ...   building retrofits.. Industrial/hazardous waste.. : Treatment disposal facilities, industrial site remediation.. The project must be located within the U.. -Mexico border region,.. defined as 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of the international boundary in the four U.. states of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas and within 300 kilometers (about 186 miles) south of the border in the six Mexican states of Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, and Tamaulipas.. Nevertheless, projects outside this region may be eligible if they remedy a transboundary environmental or health problem.. The project must be certified by the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC).. For information about the certification process and criteria, visit BECC’s website..

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  • Title: North American Development Bank - Financing Process
    Descriptive info: To facilitate the application process for project sponsors and minimize possible delays in project financing and implementation, NADB provides an easy step-by-step process for moving your project through its financing process.. Preliminary Steps.. Contact NADB to discuss your financing needs and options.. Consult BECC to discuss certification requirements and criteria.. Be prepared to provide basic information about your project (see box).. Basic Project Information.. Brief description of the project, including its objectives and main components.. Environmental and/or health benefits to be achieved by the project.. Estimated project cost and other sources of funding.. Status of project development, including project design and environmental clearances, authorization from governing boards and/or agencies, and anticipated construction start-up date.. Profile of principals.. Marketing plan, if applicable.. NADB, in coordination with BECC, will perform a preliminary review to determine project eligibility, as well as to identify any technical and financial needs that must be addressed for the proper development and successful implementation of the project.. Both NADB and BECC offer technical assistance through various programs to help sponsors prepare projects for certification and implementation.. Grant assistance may be available to finance studies and develop documentation needed to complete a comprehensive analysis of the project, as well as to support the long-term sustainability of the project.. If the preliminary information indicates that the project is eligible, BECC and/or NADB will notify the sponsor to proceed with a formal application.. Application Process.. Submit a formal financing application to NADB, including the corresponding application fee.. At the same time, submit an application for certification to BECC.. Sign an acceptance agreement with NADB regarding the comprehensive analysis of the project proposal and reimbursement of NADB’s expenses.. Gather and submit the information required by the Bank to perform  ...   the project sponsor should proceed with the development of the project, including:.. Work with BECC to meet the requirements for certification, as well as obtain any environmental clearances and authorizations.. Complete design, if necessary, and begin preparing procurement documents; meet with NADB procurement staff to review the Bank’s policies and procedures.. Obtain any necessary authorizations and permits for constructing the project and work with other funding sources to secure their participation.. Begin gathering and/or developing any legal documents required for closing and disbursing the loan proceeds.. Keep NADB and BECC informed on a regular basis and provide any requested information as soon as it becomes available.. After Financing Approval.. Once the project is certified and financing is approved, the project sponsor is responsible for project implementation.. During project implementation, NADB will monitor construction progress and the use of its loan funds to ensure compliance with its policies and the corresponding financing agreement.. To ensure project implementation proceeds smoothly, the sponsor should:.. Negotiate and finalize terms and conditions of the loan with NADB; execute all loan documentation.. Carry out bidding and contracting processes in accordance with NADB procurement guidelines.. Submit disbursement requests, in accordance with NADB disbursement procedures and the agreed terms and schedule.. Supervise construction and provide regular reports to NADB.. Upon project completion, provide project closeout information to BECC/NADB.. After project completion, comply with the covenant provisions in the financing agreement by delivering required reports to NADB in a timely manner.. Certification Financing Application.. Sample Acceptance Agreement.. Tips for Developing a Successful Project.. Loan Program.. NADB Technical Assistance.. CONTACT INFO.. Dean Hull.. Project Development Office.. 203, South St.. Mary’s, Ste.. 300.. San Antonio, TX 78205.. (210) 231-8000.. webmaster@nadb.. org.. Photos 1 and 2 by Alicia Wagner Calzada..

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