FIF - Bank CenterCredit MSME V Loan (EBRD-52660)

  • Kazakhstan
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  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
May 13, 2021
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  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 30.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Apr 16, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Apr 7, 2021

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Project Description

Under this project EBRD provides a 3-year local currency senior loan in the amount of up to US$ 30 million in KZT equivalent to Bank CenterCredit JSC ("BCC"). 


The Project aims to support local currency lending to the MSME sector in Kazakhstan by providing long-term financing to BCC, one of the largest lenders in the country. A special focus will be given to the distribution of funds in the regions outside the cities of Nur-Sultan and Almaty.


Investment Description
Private Actors Description

BCC is the 5th largest bank (out of 26) in Kazakhstan with total assets of US$ 4.4 billion,equity of US$ 313 million and market shares of 5.9 per cent in total assets, 7.1 per cent in customer loans and 5.5 per cent in deposits as of late 2020. The bank offers a wide range of retail, corporate and MSME products via its distribution network of 19 branches and 117 outlets in 18 cities and rural settlements of Kazakhstan.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector
- - - - BANK CENTERCREDIT JSC Client Finance

Contact Information


Zaure (727) 259 85 46www.bcc.kz38 Al-Farabi Avenue, Almaty, 050059, Kazakhstan


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