Hamza Textiles (IFC-43454)

  • Bangladesh
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Nayapara, Kashimpur, Gazipur
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Voting Date
Apr 22, 2021
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Hamza Textiles Limited
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 11.35 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 44.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 27, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Mar 17, 2021

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Project Description
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According to the bank's website, "DBL Group (“DBL” or the “Group”) started in 1991 as a vertically integrated apparel and textile manufacturing and exporting conglomerate in Bangladesh (http://www.dbl-group.com/). DBL’s apparel and textile operations cover the entire value chain of the knitted garment manufacturing process including cotton spinning, apparels and knitting, fabric dyeing and finishing, printing, embroidery, sewing and packaging. DBL’s main buyers include H&M, C&A, Puma and Asda. DBL’s facilities are also a part of “Better Work Bangladesh” and undergo regular audits. (Better Work is a joint IFC-ILO initiative to improve working conditions and respect of labour rights for workers and boost the competitiveness of apparel businesses.)

DBL is now undertaking a backward integration and energy efficiency program through expanding its finishing capacity under a group company viz. Hamza Textiles Limited (“HTL” or the “company”) from 23 t/day to 103 t/day thereby increasing the Group’s finishing capacity from ~100 t/day to ~180 t/day (the “project”)."

Investment Description
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Acoording to IFC, Total Project cost is estimated at ~US$44 million and is proposed to be financed with long-term debt totalling US$26.8 million (of which ~US$4 million equivalent will be provided by Mutual Trust Bank Limited) with the balance US$17.1 through equity, in the form of cash and land.
Proposed IFC investment is an A Loan of up to US$11.35 million with a tenor of eight years including a two-year grace period and a US$11.35 million loan from the IDA PSW Blended Finance Facility (“BFF”) as described in the Blended Finance section.

Private Actors Description
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The Project Sponsors are Mr. Abdul Wahed, Mr. Mohammed Abdul Jabbar, Mr. Mohammed Abdur Rahim and Mr. Mohammed Abdul Quader (together, the “Sponsors”). The shareholding structure for the Company is as follows - Mr. Abdul Wahed (16.12%), Mr. Mohammed Abdul Jabbar (25%), Mr. Mohammed Abdur Rahim (19.44%), Mr. Mohammed Abdul Quader (21.11%) and immediate family members (18.33%).

The Sponsors and immediate family members, directly or indirectly, hold 100% stake in all Group companies.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Hamza Textiles Limited Client -

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Hamza Textiles Limited
Mohammad Jakaria Chowdhury
Head of Treasury
Capita South Avenue Tower (6th Floor) House 50, Road 03, Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh


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