GCF GEFF Regional - Mongolia - Khan Bank

Location:

Mongolia

Project number:

50959

Business sector:

Financial institutions

Notice type:

Private

Environmental category:

FI

Target board date:

04 Sep 2019

Status:

Passed Final Review, Pending Board Approval

PSD disclosed:

31 Jul 2019

Translated version of this PSD: Mongolian

Project Description

Provision of a senior loan to Khan Bank LLC of up to USD 60 million, of which up to USD 45 million to be provided by EBRD and up to USD 15 million by the Green Climate Fund ("GCF") under the GCF - Green Economy Financing Facility ("GEFF") Regional Framework.

Project Objectives

The proceeds of the loan will be used for financing investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies by local private sector clients, in line with the standards and reporting requirements for GEFF in Mongolia.

Transition Impact

The transition impact of the project will come from the provision of funding and know-how to financial intermediaries to finance high performing 'climate' technologies and solutions. This will promote the transition to environmentally sustainable, low-carbon and climate-resilient economies.

Client Information

KHAN BANK LLC

Khan Bank is the largest commercial bank in Mongolia with total assets of USD 3.4 billion, loan portfolio of USD 1.6 billion, equity of USD 0.37 billion as of YE2018. It operates with a branch network of more than 530 offices, 80% of which are located in the rural areas. The bank's services (deposit and loan products) cater to almost 75% of households in Mongolia.

EBRD Finance Summary

USD 45,000,000.00

Total Project Cost

USD 60,000,000.00

Environmental and Social Summary

Categorised FI (ESP 2014). Khan Bank is an existing client of the Bank and has adopted an Environmental Policy and Environmental and Social Procedures that largely satisfy requirements of Performance Requirements (PRs) 2, 4 and 9.  Khan Bank will need to ensure ongoing compliance with PRs 2, 4 and 9 and submit Annual Environmental and Social Reports to the Bank via FI Sustainability Index, including reporting on sub-projects and their climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation benefits. Beneficiaries financed through the GEFF in Mongolia will be required to  comply with national requirements for environment, health and safety and labour standards and the E&S eligibility criteria for climate mitigation and climate change adaptation projects as per the Policy Statement.

Technical Cooperation

The operation will benefit from technical cooperation support in the amount of up to EUR 6 million, out of which up to USD 2 million will be financed by the GCF. The objective of the TC is to assist Participating Financial Institutions, including Khan Bank, with capacity building, marketing, project assessment and general monitoring and reporting.

Company Contact

Erdenedelger B., Vice President Corporate Banking
erdenedelger.b@khanbank.com
+976 11 332 333
+976 70 117 023
www.khanbank.com
Khan Bank LLC Khan Bank Tower, Chinggis Avenue-6, Stadium Orgil-1, Khan Uul District,
Ulaanbaatar, 17010, Mongolia

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