SACE backs Lima Metro Line 2

(Global Legal Chronicle, Rome, 2 September 2021) A syndicate of lenders, including Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, KfW IPEX-Bank, Société Générale, Banco Santander and Instituto de Crédito Oficial E.P.E. – ICO, provided a US$811 million syndicated credit facility backed by the Italian export credit Agency SACE, involving the securitization of Peruvian government-backed payment rights for the extension of Lima's Metro Line 2. The export credit agency-backed syndicated loan involved a securitization of RPI-CAOs and will be used to finance the development and construction of the Lima Metro Line 2 and is the largest RPI-CAO deal ever financed under a credit facility financing structure in Peru.