Caixa Economica Federal (CEF)

Company description

Founded in 1861, Brazilian federal savings bank Caixa Economica Federal (CEF), the country's second-largest public bank in terms of assets, engages in various business activities including real estate loans, basic sanitation, urban infrastructure, and commercial banking, as well as urban and social development work. Its banking services and products include savings accounts, mortgage notes, judicial deposits, demand and time deposits, and housing loans.

Through its subsidiaries, the bank administers lotteries and manages development funds, including Brazil's federal unemployment insurance fund and a federal infrastructure fund dedicated to private sector investments in basic sanitation, solid waste management, energy, roads, waterways, railways, and ports. CEF's insurance arm Caixa Seguros, a JV between French group CNP Assurances and the bank, offers an array of insurance and pension plan products. The bank is also the main fiscal agent for the government, providing financing for federal housing, education and infrastructure projects. 

Company details

SBS, Quadra 4, Lotes 3/4, Edificio Sede 21 Anda

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Company updates

  • July 13, 2023

    USD64 million Brazilian street lighting PPP auctioned

    The Conecta Ribeirão Preto Consortium has won an auction for the BRL316 million (US$64 million) public lighting PPP (Public-Private Partnership) in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo...

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  • September 20, 2022

    IFC signed contract for Public lighting PPP project in Campinas

    International Finance Corporation (IFC) has signed a contract for the Public lighting public-private partnership (PPP) project in Campinas, Brazil. The project involves the modernization, expans...

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  • August 18, 2021

    Santa Catarina plans school network concession

    Caixa Econômica Federal in Brazil supports the development of a new Public-Private Partnership project in the area of education in Santa Catarina. The initiative involves the construction of ne...

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  • July 22, 2021

    Mexico plans new airport PPP project in Quintana Roo

    The Government of Mexico has announced plans to develop a new international airport at Tulum in Quintana Roo to boost the economy in the area. The airport will have capacity to handle approximately fo...

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  • July 21, 2021

    Bidding Notice issued for multimillion lighting PPP project in Brazil

    The Municipality of Campinas has launched a bidding notice to select a private partner for the operation of public lighting services in the city, located in São Paulo, Brazil.

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  • May 09, 2019

    Porto Alegre to launch pilot PPP project

    The City of Porto Alegre has approved a wide-ranging Public-Private Partnership (PPP) plan to procure four projects in the coming months that includes sanitation. The program, created on th...

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  • April 11, 2016

    Caixa signs financing for Brazilian toll road concessionaire

    Caixa Economica Federal (CAIXA) has signed a R$550 million (US$153 million) loan for the BR-050 highway concession linking the state of Goias to Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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  • January 08, 2016

    Odebrecht to sell Odebrecht Ambiental

    According to sources, Brazil's Odebrecht group has plans to sell two of its businesses to boost cash reserves.

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  • November 05, 2015

    BNDES approves loans for road concession in Brazil

    The Brazilian Development Bank, BNDES, has approved a R$552,7 million (US$145.9 million) loan for the BR-050 highway concession linking the state of Goias to Minas Gerais.

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  • March 05, 2015

    IFC financing sought for Brazilian waste-to-energy project

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, is analyzing providing financing for a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility in the municipality of Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil.

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