Trade Finance named Latin America Export Finance Fund, Ltd.’s (“LAEFF”) US$50,000,000 senior debt raise from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation a Deal of the Year for 2013. Delphos International acted as the sole financial advisor to LAEFF’s manager, Crecera Finance Management Company, Ltd.

The financing supports the expansion of LAEFF’s portfolio of export-related loans to underserved agribusiness and commodities enterprises in Peru, Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay. Other lenders on the transaction included Inter-American Development Bank, OPEC Fund for International Development, and the Austria-based bank, BAWAG.