Profi Rural Expansion (EBRD-47895)

Countries
  • Romania
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
Completed
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Nov 11, 2015
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Profi Rom Food SRL
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • 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, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.62 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported RON 105.9 million
Converted using 2015-11-11 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 47.68 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported RON 197.1 million
Converted using 2015-11-11 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Aug 25, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 28, 2015


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Project Description
This project finances a loan to Profi Rom Food SRL, a leading food retailer based in Romania, which will be used to support the expansion of Profi’s network of stores in Romania.
Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Profi Rom Food SRL, the project company, is a leading food retailer in Romania and owned by Polish Enterprise Fund VI, a private equity fund managed by Enterprise Investors and incorporated in Poland.
Contact Information
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