CIFI Adopts Equator Principles

Arlington, VA - 06 April 2007

Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI), a leading financial institution providing structured financing and advisory services for infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, has announced its adoption of the Equator Principles.

"CIFI embraces the concepts that underline the Equator Principles", said Roldan Trujillo, CIFI’s CEO. "We are delighted to join with so many outstanding financial institutions in formally adopting these principles. Through its adoption of these principles, CIFI ratifies its commitment to matters of corporate responsibility, consistent with its continuous quest to align itself with the needs of its customers, shareholders, employees and of the societies in which it pursues its business”.

The Equator Principles is a set of guidelines developed by private financial institutions for managing environmental and social issues related to project financing. The Equator Principles are based on the environmental and social policies and safeguards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).