Project detail - AMERIABANK CJSC


Status: Completed investment
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Who is our customer

Ameriabank is a privately-owned bank in Armenia offering a wide range of financial and advisory services with a focus on the corporate and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) segments and a leading position in renewable energy. The bank has around 900 employees and USD 1.6bn in assets and banking activities across the country. Ameriabank is an existing FMO client since 2009.

What is our funding objective?

- Up to 100% of the loan will be used to finance "green" projects of Ameriabank which are in compliance with FMO's Green Master List. - Up to a maximum of USD 5 million will be used to finance eligible Youth customers of Ameriabank in line with FMO"s eligibility criteria, supporting our impact goal of reducing inequalities.

Why do we fund this investment?

The transaction meets FMO's impact goals through on-lending criteria that comply with FMO's green and reducing inequalities eligibility criteria.

What is the Environmental and Social categorization rationale?

Ameriabank has been categorized as Category B in accordance with FMO’s Sustainability Policy. The Client’s borrower’s activities are deemed to have potential limited adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts. As part of the deal, Ameriabank will be required to apply the EDFI Exclusion List, Armenian E&S laws and regulations and the IFC Performance Standards Framework for the identified Triggered Transactions.

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