Hungarian Export - Import Bank PLC (MIGA-13616)

Countries
  • Hungary
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 16, 2016
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Borrower
ING Bank, N.V.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
Guarantee
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 403.20 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 332.5
Converted using 2021-01-19 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ MIGA website

Updated in EWS Jan 19, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Oct 13, 2016


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Project Description

On April 3 2017, MIGA issued guarantees for theNon-Honoring of a Sovereign Financial Obligation (NHSFO) to ING and KBC, for an amount of up to EUR332.5 million (including principal, interest, and MIGA premium) against the risk of non-payment by GoH for its guarantee on the debt obligations of EXIM. MIGA's coverage has a tenor of up to six years.

The project involves the expansion of lending by Hungary Exim, a wholly-owned financial institution of the Government of Hungary. Hungary Exim is the official state-owned export credit agency tasked with promoting Hungarian exports by granting loans and guarantees to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that export to markets where obtaining affordable financing can be challenging.

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