Agrocorp Oway (IFC-41902)

Countries
  • Myanmar
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
C
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Mar 4, 2021
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.
Borrower
MOON PRINCESS COMPANY LIMITED
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 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.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 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)
$ 7.00 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 Apr 25, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Jan 28, 2021


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Project Description
If provided by the financial institution, the Early Warning System Team writes a short summary describing the purported development objective of the project and project components. Review the complete project documentation for a detailed description.

According to the bank document, "the proposed investment is an A loan to Moon Princess Company Limited, (the Company). The Project comprises financing the working capital needs of the Company’s existing two-wheeler distribution business and the purchase of three-wheelers for distribution to Oway Group (Oway), a travel services start-up and an IFC’s existing client (the Project)".                                              

Investment Description
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 The Project’s cost is estimated to US$7.0 million, and IFC is considering the provision of an A loan of up to US$5 million to support the Project.     

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.

 The Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agrocorp International Pte Ltd (Agrocorp) which controls and operates Moon Princess.

Agrocorp is a Singapore-based agri-commodity trader. Agrocorp is owned and managed by Vijay Iyengar, Akila Iyengar and Ravi Raghavan, with the second-generation family members taking active roles in management.    

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Agrocorp International Pte Ltd Parent Company -
- - - - MOON PRINCESS COMPANY LIMITED Client -
- - - - Oway Travel Client -

Contact Information
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1/ The Project Contact

Moon Princess Company Limited
Satish Kumar
General Manager
+951 911 0426
satish@agrocorp.com.sg
#04-503 Nawarat Centre, No. 186, 52 Street, Pazundaung Township (11171), Yangon, Myanmar
https://agrocorp.com.sg/agrocorptvs/

2/ The IFC Contact

General IFC Inquiries
IFC Communications
2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20433
Telephone: 202-473-3800
Fax: 202-974-4384

3/Local Access for Project Documentation

  #04-503 Nawarat Centre, No. 186, 52 Street

Pazundaung Township (11171), Yangon, Myanmar

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