Apex International Limited (IFC-38485)

  • Egypt
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
May 18, 2017
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  • Mining
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 500.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Apr 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 15, 2017

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Project Description
Apex International Energy (“Apex” or “the company”) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company founded in April 2016, by former senior members of the Apache Corporation management team. The company is currently staffed by 19 full time employees and an additional 9 part-time or contracted staff located at the company’s offices in Houston, USA, and Cairo, Egypt.
Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
The Project Sponsor is Warburg Pincus, a global private equity group. Established 50 years ago, Warburg Pincus has invested more than $58 billion in more than 760 companies in more than 40 countries around the world. Apex plans to build an exploration and production business of scale through asset acquisitions and capital investments in drilling, infrastructure, production enhancement and exploration to deliver long-term profitable growth in production and reserves. The total project cost is estimated at $500 million. The proposed IFC investment is $75million in equity. The equity would be used to fund: (i) corporate G&A; (ii) acquisition of oil and gas assets; (iii) early development of such assets and exploration activities in the newly acquired blocks.
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