DFF - Ak Gap Conversion (EBRD-52145)

  • Turkmenistan
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 23, 2020
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Economic Society Ak Gap
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.50 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)
$ 3.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Sep 19, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jul 6, 2020

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Project Description


According to EBRD project description this financing is provided to Economic Society Ak Gap  with the purpose of the upgrading of existing equipment for the production of PET pre-forms and screw caps.


The main objective of this investment is to upgrade the equipment which will allow the production of new type and lighter weight pre-forms and screw caps. in addition, the project will allow the borrower to convert its production line to manufacture lighter PET performs and caps.



USD 2,500,000.00

A senior secured long-term loan of USD 2,500,000 million for financing of the Group's capital expenditure.


USD 3,500,000.00

Total project costs are USD 3,500,000 of which USD 2,500,000 will be provided by the EBRD and the remaining USD 1,000,000 by the Borrower through internally generated cash.



Project Categorised unde C category . The Company is a long standing client of the Bank and performance to date has been satisfactory. An in-depth environmental and social due diligence has been undertaken by the EBRD throughout the past ten years of relationship with the Company, resulting in the drafting of an environmental and social action plan with a particular focus on health and safety issues. 


The Project will have a Technical Cooperation (TC) component provided by SME F&D - EU (Investment Facility for Central Asia IFCA). The TC funds will partially cover the legal due diligence costs.


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

AK GAP Hojalyk Jemgyyeti is located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and is part of the Manufacturing Sector Industry. AK GAP Hojalyk Jemgyyeti has 1 total employees across all of its locations and generates $144,766 in sales (USD).

Contact Information


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Company Contact Information

Orazmammet Annagurbanov
+993 12 295 772
Economic Society "Ak Gap" 171 Taze Zaman Ashgabat Turkmenistan