EBRD mulls subordinated loan for Bank Forum
June 1, 2009
The EBRD is considering providing a Tier II capital qualifying as subordinated loan in the amount of USD80 million to support Bank Forum’s capitalisation.
The mix of Tier I (provided by the shareholders) and Tier II capital (support from the EBRD) will help to ensure that the bank has the capital cushion to weather the economic downturn in Ukraine.
The Project will support a significant financial institution in the country with a sizeable client base. More broadly, it will help in maintaining a functioning banking sector and support a level of financial intermediation and continued lending to the real economy, while also contributing to improve overall market confidence.
Bank Forum is the 11th largest bank in Ukraine controlled by Commerzbank AG, the second largest bank in Germany.
A ten-year Tier II subordinated loan in the amount of USD 80 million.
Total project cost:
The total operation amount is USD 80 million.
Company — Forum Bank
Full namePUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY "BANK FORUM"