Ukram Industries Loan

Location:

Ukraine

Project number:

36137

Business sector:

Manufacturing and Services

Notice type:

Private

Environmental category:

FI

Target board date:

17 May 2005

Status:

Completed

PSD disclosed:

28 Apr 2005

Project Description

The EBRD is considering a follow-on investment in Ukram Industries Ltd, a Cyprus registered company with a Ukrainian manufacturing subsidiary, ecofridge CJSC. Ukram sells a patented nitrogen–based transport refrigeration system for trucks and trailers. Funding will be used to finance the future growth of the company.

Transition Impact

The transition impact potential of the project is related to setting standards of business conduct and demonstration of new products in the form of new environmentally friendly and energy efficient cooling technologies.

The Client

Ukram is a company with a patented system of transport refrigeration for trucks and trailers. Units are manufactured in Ukraine by ecofridge CJSC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ukram.

EBRD Finance

Follow-on convertible debt instrument to finance future growth. Private sector equity co-investors are also being sought.
Amount - confidential.

Project Cost

US$12m.

Environmental Impact

When this project first came to the Bank via the Direct Investment Facility, environmental information was provided to the Bank as part of the review process and the Company has been providing annual environmental updates since then. The environmental and social impact of this project is considered very positive given the reduced emissions associated with the technology and the reduced noise impact as a result of the silent running of these fridges. Production by the Company is limited to the assembly of the electrical components of the refrigeration units and this is done in compliance with national and EU requirements for environment, health and safety. The Company will continue to provide the Bank with annual environmental, health and safety reports.

Technical Cooperation

None.

Company Contact

David Rogalski, CPA
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Ukram Industries Limited

Work: +1 (317) 575-4061
Fax: +1 (317) 575-4069
Mobile: +1 (513) 739-3007
Email: DavidRogalski@ecoFridge.com

 

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