Hayat Kimya (IFC-39959)

  • World
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Vietnam
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 30, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Hayat Kimya Sanayi A.S.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 200.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 600.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 18, 2018

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Project Description
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Hayat Kimya Sanayi A.S. is a leading fast moving consumer good company in Turkey engaged in the manufacturing of (i) personal care (baby care, lady care and adult incontinence products), (ii) family care (facial and bath tissues, kitchen towels, napkins etc.); and (iii) fabric/home care products (detergent, softener, cleaning liquids etc.). Hayat Kimya holds prominent market positions in most markets it serves. In addition to its home country (Turkey), the Company has manufacturing assets in five other countries in the EMENA region (Egypt, Iran, Algeria, Nigeria and Russia).

Within the scope of the Project, capacity of the existing operations in Egypt, Nigeria and Algeria will be increased and modernized while greenfield investments will be carried out in Pakistan and Vietnam.

Investment Description
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The total Project cost is estimated at US$600 million. IFC is considering providing Hayat Kimya a debt funding package at an amount of up to US$200 million equivalent. The proposed debt package consists of an A loan up to US$75 million equivalent for IFC’s own account and a syndicated B loan up to US$125 million equivalent.

Private Actors Description
A Private Actor is a non-governmental body or entity that is the borrower or client of a development project, which can include corporations, private equity and banks. This describes the private actors and their roles in relation to the project, when private actor information is disclosed or has been further researched.

 Hayat Kimya is headquartered in Turkey but has operations in the wider EMENA region. The Company and its subsidiaries are ultimately owned by the Turkish Kigili Family.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Hayat Kimya Sanayi A.S. Client -

Contact Information
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Hayat Kimya Sanayi A.S. 
Mrs. Ayla Haciahmetoglu 
Treasury Director 
+90 216 554 41 77 
Mahir Iz Cad. No:25 34662 Altunizade Uskudar/Istanbul, Turkey 

Hayat Kimya Sanayi A.S.
Mahir Iz Cad. No:25 34662 Altunizade Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: +90 216 554 40 00


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