Almaty International Airport expansion (EBRD-51186)

Countries
  • Kazakhstan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 4, 2020
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Borrower
Government
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 229.40 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)
$ 737.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Dec 14, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 2, 2020


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Project Description

 

EBRD is going to provide a loan in  order to finance the the construction of a new passenger terminal  Almaty International Airport  and  the refinancing of the acquisition of ALA and the associated fuel business entity Venus Trading LLP ("VT" ) by a consortium of investors led by TAV Airports.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES

The Project aims to expand the airport infrastructure and improve service levels at the Almaty International Airport complex. In terms of passenger numbers, ALA is the biggest airport in Kazakhstan (served 6.4 million passengers in 2019), yet does not meet international airport infrastructure standards. This Project will be the first large-scale foreign direct investment (FDI) in the airport infrastructure sector in Kazakhstan and the largest across the Central Asia region.

 

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

ALMATY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT JSC

The Project sponsors are TAV Havalimanlari Holding A.i. ("TAV Airports," 85 per cent) and Kazakhstan Infrastructure Fund C.V. ("KIF") managed by VPE Eurasia GP Limited (15 per cent).

Contact Information

COMPANY CONTACT INFORMATION

Fatih OmurFatih.Omur@tav.aero+90 530 780 91 87-www.alaport.com42 Mailina street, Turksibskiy district, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan, post code 050039

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

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