Naftogaz Gas Purchase Facility 2 (EBRD-48274)

Countries
  • Ukraine
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
Proposed
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
Sep 5, 2018
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
NAFTOGAZ OF UKRAINE PJSC
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Energy
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 250.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Aug 17, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Aug 1, 2018


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Project Description

According to Bank documents, this project provides support to Naftogaz for its purchase of natural gas, to ensure its availability in Ukraine during the winter season. 

Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

The EBRD's proposed investment is up to US$ 100 million funded risk participation in a natural gas purchase revolving loan facility that will be arranged by Goldman Sachs and supported by the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The facility is currently under negotiation and will be subject to approval by the parties.

Private Actors

Naftogaz is a 100% State-owned company with Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine acting as nominated shareholders of behalf of the state. Naftogaz is the holding of a vertically integrated group of entities with activities including oil and natural gas production, transportation and storage, refining and supply.

Contact Information

Sergiy Konovets, Deputy Chairman of the Board
SKonovets@naftogaz.com
+380 (44) 586-32-83
www.naftogaz.com 
B. Khmelnytskogo str, 6 Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine

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