The proposed project consists of up to USD 20 million mortgage loan to Bank Forum.
The EBRD long-term funds will be used to provide long-term loans to individuals for purchasing, constructing, renovating, repairing and/or re-mortgaging their residential property in Ukraine.
The Mortgage Loan and an associated TC will support a proven partner bank in Ukraine in expansion of its mortgage lending and improving mortgage operations.
The project and related TC will have a significant transition impact in the following areas:
support development of the mortgage sector in Ukraine, which is in the early stage of development;
increase long-term funds available to Ukrainian banking system and would enable increasing number of people to access bank financing for purchasing, renovating and/or constructing residential property;
support Bank Forum in implementing best international practice in its mortgage operations and develop standardised mortgage product for future securitisation.
Bank Forum is a joint stock company organised under the laws of Ukraine, with total assets USD 994 million, shareholders’ equity USD 96 million, and profit USD 3.4 million in H1 2006. The bank has more than 140 branches and banking outlets all across Ukraine.
Up to USD 20 million mortgage credit line in two tranches of USD 10 million each, with individual tranche maturities of up to 10 years.
USD 20 million.
Forum Bank is familiar with EBRD’s environmental requirements within its existing operations. Forum will be required to comply with the EBRD’s Environmental Procedures for Residential Mortgage Lending. Forum will continue to submit Annual Environmental Reports to the Bank.
For mortgage loan, the Bank will engage Consultants to assist Forum in upgrading its mortgage lending policies and procedures to meet the Bank’s List of the Minimum Standards and Best Suggested Practices. The TC project will be done under Ukraine Mortgage Framework funded by CIDA as individual call-off.
Mr Oleksiy Pavlov, Head of International Business
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