GCF GEFF Regional - Mongolia - XacBank II (EBRD-54284)

  • Mongolia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Apr 5, 2023
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
XacBank LLC
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Climate and Environment
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 18.75 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 25.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Mar 17, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Mar 6, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the EBRD, the project consists in the provision of a 3-year senior loan to XacBank LLC in the amount of up to US$ 25 million, of which up to US$ 18.75 million to be provided by the EBRD and up to US$ 6.25 million by GCF under the GCF - Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) Regional Framework. Also, XacBank will develop a transition plan as defined in the EBRD's Paris Alignment Methodology for indirect finance.

The proceeds of the loan will be used for financing investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies and services in line with the standards and reporting requirements for the GCF-GEFF Regional Framework.

Investment Description
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As stated on the EBRD's website, the total project cost is US$ 25 million, of which up to US$ 18.75 million to be provided by the EBRD and up to US$ 6.25 million by the Green Climate Fund ("GCF").

Financial Intermediary
A financial intermediary is a bank or financial institution that receives funds from a development bank. A financial intermediary then lends these funds to their clients (private actors) in the form of loans, bonds, guarantees and equity shares. Financial intermediaries include insurance, pension and equity funds. The direct financial relationship is between the development bank and the financial intermediary.
Private Actors Description
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As stated by the EBRD, XacBank is the fifth largest commercial bank in Mongolia with total assets of US$ 1.1 billion, loan portfolio of US$ 581 million, and equity of US$ 138 million as of YE2022. The bank is currently rated "B3" by Moody's and "B" by Fitch, both with a stable outlook. XacBank has a universal focus and a nationwide presence in the country through 71 branches.

Contact Information
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Financial Intermediary - XacBank LLC:

Mr Erdenebayar Ganzorig
Email: erdenebayar.g@xacbank.mn
Phone: +(976) 7577-1888 / +(976-11) 328701
Website: www.xacbank.mn/en
Address: International Commercial Center, Jamiyan Gun Street-9, Post Office No.20A, P.O.Box-72, Ulaanbaatar-14210, Mongolia


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