- adding new capacity in various markets;
- exploiting the value of various brands which Efes has created over the years
- eliminating bottlenecks in production at existing breweries by continuing to improve technological processes; and
- investing in working capital until full production under new capacity is achieved.
- Demonstration of the EBRD's willingness to support its successful clients in their expansion underlines the Bank’s commitment to clients.
- The growth of the brewing sector in 2000, in various countries of operations, has attracted significant attention from local, as well as international brewers. Efes has contributed to this growth by making available a quality product in the markets where it operates, primarily by upgrading technology and investing continuously in distribution and marketing. The expected growth in the consumption of quality products will, in turn, translate into larger demand for good quality local bottles and malting barley, in addition to distribution expertise.
- The sponsor has to date achieved a smooth transfer of technology, marketing, distribution, production and general management skills from other sponsor companies and is on the forefront of efforts to attain industry best practice. The key area for the sponsor at present is national coverage of most markets by expanding capacity and strengthening of its distribution network.
- The profits generated from the successful initial investment are starting to benefit related small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
- Signed: A loan of up to US$ 9.5 million (€8.2 million) to Efes Karaganda Brewery CJSC (Kazakhstan).
- Signed: Equity investment of US$ 5.9 million (€5.1 million) in Efes Breweries International B.V. (Regional).
- Board Approved but not signed: Loan of up to US$ 14.6 million (€12.6 million) to Moscow Efes Brewery for acquisition of a second brewery (Russia).
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