AK LEASE (FMO-54133)

  • Turkey
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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.
Ak Finansal Kiralama A.S. (Aklease)
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 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 @ FMO website

Updated in EWS May 20, 2021

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Project Description

FMO arranged a syndicated loan agreement for Aklease, bringing a strong group of investors to Aklease. It will enable Aklease to continue its growth in renewable energy projects and helps support job creation in the country through SME's.

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)

The proceeds of the syndicated loan will be used to support renewable energy & energy efficiency projects, Small and Medium-Sized companies (SME’s) and international trade finance projects.

Financial Intermediary
Private Actors
Private Actors Description

Ak Finansal Kiralama A.S. (“Aklease”), the leasing subsidiary of Akbank T.A.S., one of the largest private banks in Turkey. Aklease provides financial support to investors varying from corporate segment to SMEs. Along with financing machinery and equipment as the main investment item in Turkey, Aklease is able to offer leasing opportunity to its customers in renewable energy and sizable infrastructure investments.

Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 


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