THL Green FIJI (IFC-45992)

  • East Asia and Pacific
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Fiji
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Raiwai, Veisari, Suva
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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
Dec 15, 2023
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.
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  • Construction
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 11.91 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.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 27
Converted using 2023-11-07 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Nov 25, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Nov 7, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the IFC, the proposed investment is for IFC to be the sole subscriber to an up to FJD 27.0 million (approximately US$11.8 million) corporate bond issued by Tappoo Holdings Limited (THL), a leading diversified business group in Fiji, with operations including retail, wholesale, manufacturing, automotive and hospitality.
Proceeds will be used to support THL to develop green buildings to meet its need for additional retail and warehousing space.

The Project is located across two sites (Raiwai about 1.5 ha and Veisari about 4.3 ha) in Fiji, approximately 4 and 10 kilometers from Suva City center respectively. The Raiwai site includes a storage warehouse (about 3,600 sqm) for fast moving consumer goods, which is operational and supports the Group’s wholesale operations. The Veisari site is not yet developed and will include warehouses for the Group’s wholesale operations, a service center for the Group’s automotive operations, and a two-story building for a car showroom and internal office space.

Investment Description
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Private Actors Description
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As stated by the IFC, Tappoo Holdings Limited is a holding company of the Tappoo Group (, one of Fiji’s largest diversified business groups. The Group’s operations include retail, wholesale, manufacturing, automotive and hospitality.

THL is a family owned business through a nominee company in Fiji, which has 7 individual and equal shareholders.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Tappoo Holdings Limited (Tappoo Group) Client Industry and Trade

Contact Information
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Client - Tappoo Holdings Limited:

Sumith Perera - General Manager Finance
Phone: +679 6500 199
Address and Local Access for Project Documentation: P.O. Box 46, Main Street, Sigatoka, Fiji

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