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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Promoting External Advice for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Kyrgyzstan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London has launched an information campaign to increase awareness of “the value of external advice for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)”[1] in Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Loans Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB) $5m; Demir Kyrgyz International Bank (DKIB) $4m for On-lending to Fund Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London, has approved the disbursement of a loan of USD 5 million to Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB), a commercial bank in Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), International Cooperation and Development Fund of Taiwan (TaiwanICDF) Loan Tunisie Leasing $14m to Fund Micro-, Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) in Tunisia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London, and the International Cooperation and Development Fund of Taiwan (TaiwanICDF), the principal body that oversees Taiwan’s overseas development programs, have jointly disbursed a loan of EUR 10 million (USD 13.7 million) to Tunisie Leasing, a financial institution that offers leasing services in Tunisia and Algeria. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Likely to Loan Mongolian XacBank $5m for On-lending to Micro‑, Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs); $10m for Sustainable Energy

The London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering disbursing a local-currency loan equivalent to USD 5 million to XacBank, a lender to micro-, small and medium-sized businesses in Mongolia. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Likely to Loan Azeri DemirBank $50m for On-lending to Micro-, Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs); $5m to Promote Residential, Business Energy Efficiency

The London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering issuing a syndicated A/B loan of USD 50 million to provide capital to Azerbaijan-based, “socially oriented” bank DemirBank for “on-lending to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs)”[1] in the country. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Considers Implementing $27m Western Balkans “Women in Business” Financing Program

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral funder, is considering implementing a Western Balkans “Women in Business Financing Program” (WiB Program) in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Considers Syndicating $25m Investment in Minsk Transit Bank (MTB) of Belarus for On-Lending to Micro-, Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral financial institution, is considering investing USD 25 million in Belarusian commercial bank Minsk Transit Bank (MTB) for on-lending to micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Sweden, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Facilitate Energy-Efficiency Advice for 100 Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Moldova

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral financial institution, is helping 100 Moldovan small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) receive advice on energy efficiency practices from local consultants in a program funded by the government of Sweden. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Considers $277m Investment for Financial Institutions in Western Balkans

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral financial institution, is considering investing an additional EUR 200 million (USD 277 million) through its Western Balkans Financing Framework, an initiative that funds development projects through intermediary financial institutions in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to Loan $69m to UniCredit Bank Serbia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral institution, recently announced that it is considering loaning EUR 50 million (USD 69 million) to UniCredit Bank Serbia, a subsidiary of Italy-based financial services company UniCredit Group. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: EBRD, EFSE to Loan $16m to FINCA Azerbaijan to Support Micro-, Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs), Agricultural Lending

Through two unrelated transactions, the Azerbaijan-based subsidiary of the Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA), a US-based microfinance network, received local-currency loans totaling USD 16 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral development bank, and the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), a government-backed microfinance investment vehicle based in Luxembourg. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to Loan $6.9m to Elana Agrocredit of Bulgaria to Expand Land Lease Financing

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral development bank, recently announced that it will extend a loan of EUR 5 million (USD 6.9 million) to Elana Agrocredit, a Bulgaria-based financial institution that provides lease financing to agricultural producers for farmland purchases. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Loans $8.3m to Tutunska Banka of Macedonia for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Energy Efficiency

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral financial institution, has approved a loan of EUR 6 million (USD 8.3 million) to be disbursed to Macedonian commercial bank Tutunska Banka for on-lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: EIF, EBRD, European Commission, DEG to Allocate $19.8m for Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Via Western Balkans Enterprise Expansion Fund (ENEF)

The European Investment Fund (EIF), a public-private partnership that provides risk capital to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral development bank, recently announced an agreement to allocate a total of EUR 14.5 million (USD 19.8 million) to support investing in SMEs in the Western Balkans region through the Western Balkans Enterprise Expansion Fund (ENEF). Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), European Union to Provide Technical Assistance to Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Tunisia

The Small Business Support (SBS) team of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based financial institution, recently began operations in Tunisia, with plans to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with technical tools and management skills in order to help them innovate, increase efficiency and boost productivity. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Offers $5m Credit Line to FINCA for Lending in Kyrgyz Republic

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London, England, recently announced that it will extend a credit line of USD 5 million to FINCA Kyrgyzstan, a unit of US-based microfinance nonprofit FINCA International. Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Supports Sovereign Lending for Public Sector Projects, Private Investments in Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based financial institution, is putting together an economic support package for Ukraine that includes sovereign lending for public sector projects such as infrastructure development and increased funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Continue reading

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Considers $104m Loan to DenizBank of Turkey for Small, Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Agribusiness Sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a UK-based multilateral financial institution, is considering offering a loan of EUR 75 million (USD 104 million) to Turkish commercial bank DenizBank for on-lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agribusiness sector. Continue reading

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