RLF - RLG - OTP Bank Ukraine 2024 (EBRD-55094)

  • Europe and Central Asia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Ukraine
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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 10, 2024
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.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Finance
  • Industry and Trade
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.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 32.33 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.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 30
Converted using 2024-02-07 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 129.31 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.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported 120
Converted using 2024-02-07 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Apr 11, 2024

Disclosed by Bank Feb 7, 2024

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Project Description
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According to the EBRD, the project consists of a Resilience and Livelihoods Guarantee, under the Resilience and Livelihoods Framework, in the form of an unfunded portfolio risk-sharing facility covering up to 50 per cent of the credit risk in sub-loans with the total value of EUR 120 million equivalent to be originated by JSC OTP Bank in Ukraine.

The Project will be delivered in two equal tranches each including EUR 15 million of EBRD's guarantee to cover EUR 60 million of the Covered Portfolio with Tranche B being uncommitted.

The Project will include a sub-limit under the SME Competitiveness Programme in the European Union's (EU) Eastern Partnership ("EaP SMEC" sub-limit, assigned with a separate EBRD project number 55095) of up to EUR18 million or 15% of the Covered Portfolio to finance long term capital investments of micro-, small-, and medium sized enterprises to upgrade their technologies and equipment to EU standards, including investments in sustainable and green technologies (at least 70% of EaP SMEC sub-limit), thereby enhancing businesses' competitiveness. Eligible sub-borrowers will also receive EU funded technical assistance and grant support in the form of investment incentives upon the completion of their investment projects.

The Facility will be used to support lending to Ukrainian private companies operating in the primary and secondary agriculture and other critical industries (inter alia food processing, retail, logistics), with the ultimate goal of preserving livelihoods in Ukraine.

Early Warning System Project Analysis
For a project with severe or irreversible impacts to local community and natural resources, the Early Warning System Team may conduct a thorough analysis regarding its potential impacts to human and environmental rights.

The EBRD categorized the project risk as FI, without providing additional information on the project risks.

Investment Description
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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
A Private Actor is a non-governmental body or entity that is the borrower or client of a development project, which can include corporations, private equity and banks. This describes the private actors and their roles in relation to the project, when private actor information is disclosed or has been further researched.

As stated by the EBRD, JSC OTP Bank in Ukraine is a 100 per cent owned subsidiary of OTP Bank Plc., Hungary. OTPU is a universal bank offering conventional banking products to SME/corporate and retail clients. The PFI has a 3.6% market share by assets (USD 2.6 billion), ranked 9th out of 63 banks in Ukraine as of end-3Q2023.

Contact Information
This section aims to support the local communities and local CSO to get to know which stakeholders are involved in a project with their roles and responsibilities. If available, there may be a complaint office for the respective bank which operates independently to receive and determine violations in policy and practice. Independent Accountability Mechanisms receive and respond to complaints. Most Independent Accountability Mechanisms offer two functions for addressing complaints: dispute resolution and compliance review.

Financial Intermediary - OTP Bank PJSC:

Tetiana Petrunok
Email: tetiana.petrunok@otpbank.com.ua
Phone: +38 044 490 05 59
Website: https://www.otpbank.com.ua/
Address: 43 Zhylyanska str., Kyiv-33, Ukraine, 01033


You can request information by emailing: accessinfo@ebrd.com or by using this electronic form: https://www.ebrd.com/eform/information-request


The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent.

You can contact the PCM at: pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form at: http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en

You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at: http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html

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