RF - BM Kazakhstan (EBRD-52047)

  • Kazakhstan
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  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Voting Date
May 12, 2020
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  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 25.00 million
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Bank Documents
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Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Dec 9, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jun 25, 2020

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Project Description

EBRD is going to provide a senior loan of up to US$ 25.0 million (EUR 23 million) in favour of Borusan Makina Kazakhstan LLP (BMK), a limited liability company incorporated in Kazakhstan, to finance its working capital needs.

The proposed transaction will provide short-term liquidity to BMK for working capital financing and help maintain its financial stability. The project willl preserve and help achieve transition gains set forth under the project and ensure the availability of short-term working capital financing to BMK, supporting them in overcoming the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.


USD 25,000,000.00

A senior loan of up to US$ 25.0 million (EUR23 million) in favour of Borusan Makina Kazakhstan LLP.


USD 25,000,000.00


COVID-19 crisis response: The impact of the COVID-19 crisis is being seen in liquidity stress for corporate clients as it imposed constraints on commercial banks' lending and renewal of financing facilities. The Bank provides a liquidity facility for short-term liquidity needs of the Borrower, which is not readily available to raise in the capital markets due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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

Borusan Makina Kazakhstan LLP ("BMK") is involved in the distribution, sales and service of Caterpillar heavy machinery equipment (excavators, loaders, asphalt pavers, off-highway trucks, and etc.) in Kazakhstan. BMK is a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of Borusan Makina ve Guc Sistemleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (the "Sponsor" or "BMGS"), which is engaged in the distribution and sales of Caterpillar heavy machinery equipment, power systems, spare parts and provision of related services for these products.

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Berna Demir Yegenoglubedemir@borusan.com+902123935563+902122938882www.bmgs.com.trGebze Organize Sanayi Bolgesi 1500. Sokak, No: 1501