BCP medium-term MSME credit line



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Business sector:

Financial institutions

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Approval date:

01 Oct 2014



PSD disclosed:

15 Aug 2014

Translated version of this PSD: French

Project Description

The EBRD is considering providing a loan to Banque Centrale Populaire for an amount of up to €100 million. The operation will enable Banque Centrale Populaire, as well as the related ten regional popular banks, to increase their lending to micro, small, and medium-sized entreprises (“MSMEs”) operating in Morocco

Transition Impact

The transition impact of the project is expected to derive from market expansion by providing funding to MSMEs. With its extensive network, built around the 10 Banques Populaires Regionales, BCP has a unique capacity to reach MSMEs in the Moroccan regions

The Client

Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP). BCP is the central entity of the Moroccan mutual banking group Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire (“GBCP”). GBCP is composed of BCP, 10 regional mutual banks and a number of subsidiaries.

EBRD Finance

Senior loan of €100 million.

Project Cost

€100 million to be provided in EUR.

Environmental Impact

Categorised FI. Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) will be required to comply with the EBRD's Performance Requirements 2 and 9 and submit annual environmental and social reports to the EBRD.

Technical Cooperation


Company Contact

Walid Fayad

Principal Banker

Financial Institutions Group



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