Raiffeisen Bank Romania (“RBRO”) is planning to raise a syndicated loan under the EBRD A/B loan structure in the minimum amount of €90 million to be used for general funding purposes including trade related transactions. The EBRD is considering providing up to €40 million in the form of an A-loan.
The Project, if its funding is approved by the EBRD Board of Directors, will be aimed at facilitating RBRO’s first syndication to support its loan portfolio development and maintain a strong market position by diversifying its funding sources.
Once approved by the Board of Directors, the EBRD’s involvement in the transaction will support the Romanian banking sector in its recovery from the global financial crisis. In particular, it will seek to support a systemic bank diversify its funding sources and access the international debt market. This will enable RBRO to maintain and expand its lending activities.
RBRO is the third largest bank in Romania with a 6.4 per cent market share in terms of assets. It is owned by Raiffeisen Bank International Group. It is a universal bank offering a wide range of products and services to corporate, retail and institutional clients through a network of 540 branches.
The EBRD is considering providing RBRO with an A-loan of up to €40 million and a Syndicated B-Loan of € 110 million.
The total amount of the loan will be €150 million.
Categorised FI. RBRO will be required to comply with the EBRD’s Performance Requirements for FIs (specifically, PR2 and 9) which includes adherence to the EBRD's Environmental and Social Exclusion and Referral Lists and submission of annual environmental and social reports to the EBRD.
Raluca Nicolescu, Raiffeisen Bank Romania
Tel: +(4021) 3061260
Daniela Tsoneva, Raiffeisen Bank International
Tel: +43 1 71707-1297
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