Croatia: Raiffeisen Factoring Programme



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Non-depository Credit (non bank)

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Approval date:

06 Jul 2016



PSD disclosed:

25 May 2016

Translated version of this PSD: Croatian

Project Description

The EBRD is considering a senior loan of up to EUR 90 million to Raiffeisen factoring d.o.o in Croatia.

Project Objectives

The proceeds of the EBRD loan will be used for the purpose of providing factoring services to SME and corporate clients in Croatia with increased regional presence.

Transition Impact

Bank's continued support to SMEs through providing financing to a factoring company in Croatia is important as it will significantly contribute to improve cash-convention by easing the liquidity pressures and ensuring adequate working capital needed for the business activity. Alongside the
proposed funding, the Banks's medium term engagement continues supporting the policy dialog with the regulator and other institutions in addressing challenges and obstacles for the full implementation of the Factoring Law.

The proposed financing will also create the opportunity to launch non - recourse factoring for SMEs supported by the insurance policy - which will facilitate instant access to working capital to those companies which are not eligible for bank financing due to lack of required collateral.

Client Information


Raiffeisen Factoring d.o.o. incorporated in Croatia is 100%-owned by Raiffeisenbank Austria d.d. Zagreb.

EBRD Finance Summary

EUR 90,000,000.00

Total Project Cost

EUR 90,000,000.00

Environmental and Social Summary

Categorised FI (ESP 2014). RFC is an existing client of the Bank and is compliant with requirements of PRs 2, 4 (health and safety) & 9. Under existing exposure with the Bank, RFC is applying the Bank's Environmental & Social Procedures for Factoring, which includes assigning appropriate management and staff resources for the implementation of the procedures and establish a process for dealing with external communications on environmental and social matters. RFC will be required to continue to comply with the EBRD's E&S requirements, ensure sub-projects meet national environmental, health and safety and labour regulations and standards and submit annual environmental and social reports to the Bank.

Technical Cooperation


Company Contact Information

Tomislav Kuharic
+385 1 5575703
+385 1 4604 877

Raiffeisen FACTORING d.o.o. Froudeova 11, 10000 Zagreb

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