Feature
01 December 2022

Cleaning up trade finance

The early stages of a project by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to target money laundering within trade and trade finance has already begun to show results. Catherine Daza-Estrada, senior investment officer at the ADB's Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP), outlines the progress of TSCFP... More

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05 December 2022

EIB invests in PBT’s eco-friendly battery material production

The EIB, backed by the InvestEU programme, is granting a €36.7 million loan to Konigswarter & Ebell, a fully-owned German subsidiary of Australia’s Pure Battery Technologies. The EIB financing comes in the form of a venture debt loan, supported by the InvestEU Green Transition... More

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05 December 2022

Proparco invests $10m in Symbiotics’ green bond

Proparco has subscribed to a $10 million green bond issued by Symbiotics Investments which will support the activities of Sun King, a kit supplier in sub-Saharan Africa.The bond was issued through the MSME Bonds platform, a Symbiotics initiative that has already enabled the issuance of 309 impact... More

Feature
01 December 2022

Live webinar: A review of development finance market activity 2022

This Wednesday (30 Nov), Uxolo's director Sam McManus and Exile's head of insights and data Alfonso Olivas hosted a live webinar reviewing development finance's market activity in 2022 using Uxolo data. Below are some key takeaways and the webinar replay. More

News
05 December 2022

Gridworks appoints Patrick Crawford as new chairman

Gridworks has appointed Patrick Crawford CB as its new Chairman. He takes over from Helen Tarnoy who had been in the role since Gridworks’ launch in 2019.Crawford comes to Gridworks with extensive financial services and investing experience in both developing and developed markets. He is... More

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05 December 2022

BNDES to sell Eletrobras’ shares for $1.34bn

BNDES is mulling a BRL7 billion ($1.34 billion) sale of its stake in power company Eletrobras.The bank, which holds 74.55 million ordinary shares directly and 71.96 million through BNDESPar, could sell them in a block trade after the lock-up imposed by the firm's privatization offer ends on... More

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05 December 2022

AfDB provides $301m for railway in Uganda

AfDB has approved $301 million in loans and grants to overhaul the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway in Uganda.The East African Community Railway Rehabilitation Support Project will bolster rail services and lower transportation costs in a region endowed with agricultural land, minerals and... More

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05 December 2022

ADB supports climate-resilient fish farming in India

ADB has entered into an $16 million agreement with ABIS Exports India to enhance food security in India by supporting construction of a fish feed plant.The financing will be also used for training up to 6,000 farmers in climate-resilient fish farming practices as well as financial... More

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05 December 2022

ADB approves $250m loan to PNG

ADB has approved a $250 million loan to help Papua New Guinea’s state-owned enterprises deliver high-quality services through ADB-supported SOE Reform Program.Subprogram 3 supports PNG’s efforts to improve the operational performance and financial sustainability of SOEs and strengthen... More

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05 December 2022

Gender equality in Maldives to be supported by ADB

ADB has approved a $7.51 million grant to Maldives to support a gender equality project.Maldives experiences persistent gender equality gaps, where women continue to shoulder most of the unpaid care work and gender-based violence remains prevalent, but services are limited. The grant will... More

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05 December 2022

ADB provides $300m to India for roads and trade

ADB has approved a $300 million loan to upgrade more than 300km of state highways and major district roads in Assam, India.The project will expand state highways and major district roads from single lane to two lanes and introduce new climate- and disaster-resilient structures. It will establish... More

Data and research
29 May 2022

Development finance 2021 data report

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News
02 December 2022

EIB provides €100m loan to RLB NO-Wien for renewables

EIB is providing a €100 million ($104.6 million) framework loan to RLB NO-Wien for small and medium-sized renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in Austria.With this loan a €200 million ($209.3 million) credit portfolio will be created for financing clean energy projects.The... More

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02 December 2022

IDB supports Honduras' customs controls

IDB has approved a $50 million loan to increase customs collection and customs controls in Honduras.The program’s goal is to improve the efficiency of Honduras’s Customs Administration, which was set up in 2020, by strengthening management and institutional governance. The operation will... More

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02 December 2022

IFC supports climate finance in Balkans

IFC is supporting SMEs and bolstering the banking systems in Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Serbia.IFC's €110 million ($115.1 million) investment in a senior debt instrument issued by OTP Bank will help improve access to both climate and SME finance in the targeted countries. The markets... More

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02 December 2022

WB issues sustainable development bond

The World Bank has issued a A$50 million 15-year sustainable development bond while engaging with investors on the projects, programs that support developing countries.Taiju Life was the sole investor in the bond. TD Securities is the sole underwriter and distributor of the bond.The bond was issued... More

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02 December 2022

EBRD finances Uzbekistan’s Ipak Yuli Bank

EBRD is providing a $10 million financial package to Ipak Yuli Bank to support green lending and women’s entrepreneurship in Uzbekistan.The package consists of a senior $6 million loan under the bank’s Green Economy Financing Facility, which will improve access to green technologies for... More

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02 December 2022

EIB provides €460m for Baltic businesses

EIB has issued a guarantee to Citadele banka to support new lending to companies based in all three Baltic States. The deal will provide capital relief for the Citadele banka and enable it to grant at least €460 million ($481.5 million) in additional loans and leases to businesses in the... More

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02 December 2022

WB finances environmental management in Bangladesh with $250m

The World Bank has approved $250 million financing to help Bangladesh strengthen environment management and promote private sector participation in green investment.The Bangladesh Environmental Sustainability and Transformation (BEST) Project will support the Department of Environment to strengthen... More

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01 December 2022

AIIB proposes $25m for China healthcare fund

AIIB has proposed a $25 million commitment into the GL China Opportunities Fund IV, which will focusing on China's healthcare industry.The fund, managed by GL Capital Management, will target buyouts and significant minority investments in growth equity and platform companies operating in the... More

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