Improving Access to Finance for Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (ADB-51203-001)

Countries
  • Sri Lanka
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
May 16, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
DFCC Bank PLC
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jul 9, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "ADB will provide a senior loan of up to $50 million to DFCC for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) finance." This project will enable the bank to provide longer-tenor MSME loans and help the bank diversify its funding sources.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Private Actors
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Private Sector Financial Institutions Division
Responsible ADB Officer Huang, Biao

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