Migros Ticaret - Bond (EBRD-50147)

  • Turkey
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 4, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 21.65 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.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 110
Converted using 2018-08-03 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 196.80 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.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 1000
Converted using 2018-08-03 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Aug 17, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Aug 3, 2018

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Project Description
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This project invests in a bond issued by Migros Ticaret A.S., the proceeds of which will be used to refinance existing short-term loans taken on by the company.

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.

This is Migros Ticaret A.S's first bond issuance totaling TRY 150 million (EUR 27 million). The bond is listed on Borsa Istanbul.

The issuance is the first part of a continuing series under a bond programme with a total aggregate size of TRY 550 million (EUR 99 million). The Bank has approval for an investment of up to TRY 110 million (EUR 19.8 million) in the entire programme. Migros has an approval from Capital Markets Board to increase the issuance up to TRY 1 billion (EUR 180 million) if they choose to.

The bond will be denominated in local currency comprising of sub-tranches indexed to Turkish Lira Interbank Offer Rate (TRLIBOR) and Constant Maturity Treasury Reference (CMTR) as its benchmark rates with maturities of three and two years respectively. As part of this issuance Migros has received a credit rating of AA-/Stable outlook from Fitch.

Private Actors Description
A Private Actor is a non-governmental body or entity that is the borrower or client of a development project, which can include corporations, private equity and banks. This describes the private actors and their roles in relation to the project, when private actor information is disclosed or has been further researched.

Migros operates in 81 Turkish provinces, through a network of 1,976 food retail stores under Migros, M-Jet, 5M, and Macrocenter banners. The Company is also active in Kazakhstan and FYR Macedonia with 41 Ramstore outlets. Migros is 50% owned by Anadolu Grubu Holding A.S., the holding company of Anadolu Group. The remaining shareholding (23.2%) is held by a private equity consortium, and the remainder (26.8%) is free float on the Borsa Istanbul.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - Anadolu Grubu Holding A.S. Parent Company -
- - - - Migros Ticaret A.S. Client -

Contact Information
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Cem Dogan (Finance Director)
+ 90 216 579 30 00
Migros Ticaret A.S., Ataturk Mahallesi, Turgut Ozal Bulvari, No:7, Atasehir, Istanbul, Turkey

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