Tredas Financing (EBRD-48387)

  • Turkiye
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Oct 19, 2016
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  • Energy
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 134.75 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)
$ 684.25 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 May 15, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 8, 2016

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Project Description
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EBRD is providing a senior loan to Trakya electricity distribution company (TREDAS), Trakya electricity retail company (TREPAS), and to their parent company, IC Ictas Elektrik (ICEL) (together the co-borrowers) to be used for (i) refinancing existing financing package (acquisition of TREDAS, working capital and existing CAPEX) and (ii) financing new CAPEX for the 2016-2020 tariff period.Planned investments by TREDAS for 2016-2020 period are mainly related with the distribution network.
Investment Description
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The transaction is part of an approximately USD 685m dual currency financing package to be cofinanced by IsBank, Garanti Bank, VakifBank and TSKB. IC ICTAS ELEKTRIK TICARET A.S. is a majority-owned by IC ICTAS Construction, a sister company of IC Ibrahim Cecen Yatirim Holding A.S. ("ICH"), a diversified conglomerate founded in 1969, with activities in construction, energy, infrastructure investments and concessions, tourism and real estate. TREDAS holds the distribution license and the exclusive right to operate the electricity distribution network in the Thrace region until 2036. It provides electricity distribution services to circa 1 million consumers in three provinces, namely Tekirdag, Kirklareli and Edirne. TREPAS was created in 2013, when it was required by law to unbundle distribution and retail companies.

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