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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Kosovo
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2016-12-14
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower or Client: Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Finance
Investment Amount (USD): $ 25.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 24,000,000.00
Converted using 2016-12-22 exchange rate.

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Original disclosure @ EBRD website
Updated in EWS: 2017-04-04
Disclosure Date: 2016-12-22
DIFK - Second Standby Credit Line

Project Description
The EBRD is providing a standby credit line in the amount of up to EUR 24 million to the Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo (DIFK), fully guaranteed by the Republic of Kosovo.
Investment Description
DEPOSIT INSURANCE FUND OF KOSOVO is an independent public institution established in June 2011 under the Law on The Establishment of a Deposit Insurance System for Financial Institutions in Kosovo. The Fund enjoys operational and administrative autonomy and functions outside the framework of the Kosovo government structures and the Kosovo civil service. Its objective is to protect small depositors from losses in case of a bank failure as well as to support the Central Bank of Kosovo in meeting its objective to foster the soundness, solvency and efficient functioning of a stable, marketbased financial system.
Contact Information
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF EBRD The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent. You can contact the PCM at pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form, http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en. You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html.