Translated version of this PSD: Serbian
The EBRD is considering extending a 3-year loan of up to € 30 million to Komercijalna Banka (KB) for on-lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), thus fostering the development of a healthy SME sector in the country. The loan will be used by KB to provide short and medium-term financing through working capital lines and investment loans to private SMEs.
The project will help to diversify KB's funding base, enable continued liquidity in the SME loan market and promote private sector investment and economic recovery.
Transition impact from this project is expected to derive from market expansion. The proposed project will improve access to finance for SMEs by providing medium-term funding to KB, which has a strong foothold in the market and runs a good platform for servicing SMEs which are also key drivers of the economy in Serbia. The project will also improve access to finance for local SMEs, particularly in the regions outside the capital and rural areas.
KOMERCIJALNA BANKA A.D. BEOGRAD
Komercijalna Banka is the second largest bank in Serbia by total assets focusing on both corporate and retail operations. KB is seen as the leading national bank in the market because of its long history and significant state shareholding.
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Environmental and Social Summary
Categorised FI. As an existing client, Komercijalna Banka is familiar with the environmental and social requirements of the Bank. Performance to date in the context of those existing operations has been satisfactory. KB will be required to continue to comply with PRs 2, 4 and 9 and provide subloans in accordance with the EBRD's Environmental and Social Procedures for Corporate Loans, SME and Micro Loans. KB will be required to continue to provide annual environmental and social reports to the Bank.
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