DFF - ABN MB (EBRD-49590)

Countries
  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Tashkent
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 14, 2018
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Borrower
ABN-MB JV LTD
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Construction
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 4.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Jan 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2018


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Project Description

This project provides financing to ABN-MB to expand the existing FMCG food production facilities, and to grow the catering chain in Tashkent. 

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

The ABN-MB LLC Joint Venture is a small-medium sized (SME) company incorporated in Uzbekistan which operates a well-known local coffee house chain and restaurants in Tashkent. The company also manufactures a range of food products including chocolate, pastry, beverages and ice cream.

Contact Information

Shukhrat Kayumov
shkayumov@abnmbgroup.com 
+998712442701
www.abnmbgroup.com 
5 Furqat Street Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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