Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation (LAAD) is a private investment and development company. LAAD finances and develops private agribusiness projects in Latin America and the Caribbean involving all phases of production, processing, storage, services, technology and marketing in the fields of agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing.

Funding

As with its assets, LAAD considers diversification of liabilities is a basic best practice to ensure the fluidity and stability of its lending operations. The company has over 26 sources of funding, obtaining loans directly from multilateral agencies and commercial banks in support of agribusiness lending operations. LAAD also has partnership agreements in place with multilateral agencies and commercial banks to promote co-lending and participating loans.

As of October 31, 2015, LAAD reported total debt of US$497 million, of which US$362 million comes from commercial banks and US$135 million comes from multilateral development institutions.

Debt by Source

As of October 31, 2015