Garanti Leasing Romania Facility 3 (IFC-40788)

  • Romania
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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 18, 2017
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  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 23.33 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 20
Converted using 2017-11-10 exchange rate.
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 10, 2017

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Project Description

This project provides financing to Motoractive IFN, rebranded to Garanti Leasing, for on-lending to small and medium-sized enterprises, at least half of which will be women-controlled.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Private Actors

Motoractive IFN S.A. (“Garanti Leasing”, or the “Company”) is the ninth largest leasing company in Romania with an estimated market share of 4.6 percent as of December 2016. It was established as Motoractive IFN S.A. in 1998 and in 2006 was acquired by GE Money. Turkiye Garanti Bankasi became the largest indirect shareholder of the Company in 2010, and rebranded it to Garanti Leasing Romania in 2011. Garanti Leasing employs 72 fulltime staff in Romania and has six offices in the country.

Garanti Leasing is 100% owned by Turkyie Garanti Bankasi A.S., the second largest bank in Turkey, through two holding companies based in the Kingdom of the Netherlands: G Netherlands B.V., with (99.99997%) shareholding and Garanti Holding B.V. (0.00003%). In turn, Turkyie Garanti Bankasi A.S. is controlled by two entities: Banco Vizcaya Argentina (BBVA), the second largest bank in Kingdom of Spain with global operations, which has a share of 49.85% and Dogus Holding, a Turkish holding group, with a 0.05% share.

Contact Information

Garanti Leasing
Carmen Giosanu
Customer Service and Billing Department Manager
+40 (21) 387 87 00
5 Fabrica de Glucoza Street - Novo Parc 3, Building F - 020331 Bucharest

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