Rosbank Syndicated Loan



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Approval date:

26 Nov 2012



PSD disclosed:

26 Oct 2012


Translated version of this PSD: Russian

Project Description

The EBRD is considering a Senior Syndicated Loan to Rosbank in the aggregate amount of up to USD 150 million under an A/B loan structure for SME lending and general corporate purposes (incl. trade finance transactions) (“the Project”).

Transition Impact

The transition impact of the Project is expected to be achieved in the following main areas:

  • Supporting the recovery of the Russian syndicated loan market which was affected by the financial crisis. The proposed syndicated loan would be one of the first such transactions for a private Russian bank in 2012, sending an important positive signal to the markets and contributing to their recovery.
  • Support of SME lending. The project will facilitate access by the Russian SMEs to medium / long-term funding, addressing its limited availability at the moment, and will ensure Rosbank’s increasing commitment to financing SME segment.
  • Support of financial intermediation. The project is aimed at supporting Rosbank lending capacity and diversifying its funding base in the current environment.

The Client

Rosbank is a top-10 Russian universal commercial bank and is one of the largest foreign-owned bank operating in Russia. Société Générale, France directly owns 82.4% of Rosbank’s share capital.

EBRD Finance

The loan will be for the total amount of up to USD 150 million and will be provided under A/B structure, including:

  • A portion for the account of EBRD of up to USD 50 million and
  • B portion of up to USD 100 million for the account of commercial participants in the international market.

Project Cost

Up to USD 150 million.

Environmental Impact

Categorised FI. Rosbank's business and operations are in compliance with EBRD's Performance Requirements 2 (Labour and Working Conditions) and PR9 (Financial Intermediaries). Rosbank's past environmental performance and reporting has been satisfactory. The bank will need to continue submitting annual environmental and social reports to the EBRD.

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