Sabrina M. Borlini is the Director of IFC’s Syndicated Loans & Mobilization Department. In this capacity, she leads a talented multicultural team of 50 professionals located in Washington DC, London and Singapore. The main function of IFC’s Syndications Department is to mobilize debt financing for IFC projects from commercial banks, institutional investors and other developmental financial institutions through a number of syndicated loan products including the B Loan Program and IFC’s newest flagship mobilization program, the Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program (MCPP). The department is also responsible for managing the relationship with investors throughout the life of the loans. IFC’s Syndicated Loan program is the oldest and largest among IFIs and has mobilized over US$50 billion from more than 500 financial institutions for over 1,000 projects in more than 110 emerging markets since the program began in 1959.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Borlini was IFC’s Global Head of Trade and Commodity Finance. In this capacity, she led a global team located in 16 different locations around the globe, responsible for business origination for IFC’s suite of trade and commodity finance products and programs such as the Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP), and the Global Trade Liquidity Program (GTLP). Several of these programs have won awards for their contribution to crisis response efforts and market innovation.
Ms. Borlini’s previous experience covered several positions in IFC’s Financial Institutions Group, based in Sarajevo (Bosnia), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Brussels (Belgium). Mr. Borlini also worked as a Syndications Officer covering Latin America and as an Investment Officer in the Financial Institution Department covering Europe. She joined IFC in 1997 as part of the Treasury Department where she contributed to the first ever securitization of emerging market debt.