Ford Otosan Commercial Vehicles (EBRD-48889)

  • Turkey
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 22, 2017
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Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S.
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  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 163.00 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 EUR 150,000,000.00
Converted using 2017-03-22 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 479.00 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 EUR 440,000,000.00
Converted using 2017-03-22 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS May 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 2, 2017

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Project Description
This project will provide a EUR150 million long-term loan to Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S. to finance the investment programme for the upgrade of Ford Otosan's Transit commercial vehicles as part of its medium term investment programme at its plant in Kocaeli, Turkey.
Investment Description
FORD OTOMOTIV SANAYI A.S. is incorporated in Turkey for the manufacturing and selling of motor vehicles and parts. The company operates as a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Koc Holding, with 41 per cent equity stake each; the rest of the shares are listed on Borsa Istanbul. Koc Holding is the leading industrial conglomerate in Turkey primarily focusing on the energy, automotive, consumer durable goods and finance industries. Ford Motor Company is one of the leading automotive manufacturers and distributors in the world that selling vehicles across six continents.

Contact Information
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