BTK - SME loan



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Business sector:

Financial institutions

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Approval date:

17 Dec 2013



PSD disclosed:

15 Nov 2013

Translated version of this PSD: French

Project Description

The EBRD is considering providing a loan of up to EUR 20 million to Banque Tunisio-Koweitienne (“BTK”) to on-lend to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Tunisia.

Transition Impact

The proposed project will increase the access to funding to MSMEs in Tunisia in a context of liquidity constraints.

The Client

BTK is the 11th largest bank in Tunisia with total consolidated assets of EUR 702 million as of December 2012.

EBRD Finance

Senior loan of up to EUR 20 million.

Project Cost

Up to EUR 20 million to be provided in euros.

Environmental Impact

Categorised FI. BTK will be required to comply with the Bank’s Performance Requirements 2 and 9 and the EBRD's Environmental and Social Procedures for Small and Micro Loans. The bank will also be required to submit annual environmental and social reports to the EBRD.


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