FIF - Finansbank MSME Financing Facility - DPR (EBRD-47647)

Countries
  • Turkey
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
FI
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
Jun 24, 2015
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
Finansbank
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Finance
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)
$ 100.00 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)
$ 280.00 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 @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 16, 2015


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Project Description
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This project finances support to Finansbank for its on-lend to eligible micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in priority regions in Turkey, with a specific focus on agribusiness for 40% of the facility.
Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.
The EBRD has invested US$100 million, in rated senior bond notes, issued under Finansbank’s existing Diversified Payment Rights programme. EBRD’s notes are backed by specifically defined foreign currency denominated payment orders of Finansbank. Finansbank was incorporated in 1987 and is the 6th largest private commercial bank in Turkey, with total assets of €28 billion, representing 3.8 per cent market share. Its activities include trade finance, corporate and commercial banking, treasury, retail banking and credit operations. Finansbank operates through a total of 658 branches and is currently rated Ba2 by Moody’s and BBB- by Fitch.

Contact Information
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Company Contact Ms. Isil GURBUZ Division Manager Banking Relations and Structured Funding International Division Tel: +90 212 318 5168 Fax: +90 212 318 5648 isil.gurbuz@finansbank.com.tr ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF EBRD The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent. You can contact the PCM at pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form, http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en. You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html.

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