Loans to legal entities

GAF- Loan terms provided within the framework of program “Energy Efficiency for SMEs

Currency

AMD

Borrowers

  • Legal entities and individual entrepreneurs who are RA residents
  • The analysis of the borrower’s financial reports must meet the Bank’s requirements

Purpose

Purchase of energy efficient equipment and machines, construction of infrastructure and other projects for which renewable energy resource is used:

  • Heating, air-conditioning and ventilation.
  • Lighting
  • Heating/cooling for industrial purposes
  • Thermal insulation of the walls and roof of the building
  • Industrial manufacturing machines
  • Solar energy
  • Biomass energy
  • Other energy efficient investments which comply with the requirements of “GAF – Energy Efficiency for SMEs” program  

 

Limit

 

Without pledge

AMD 1 mln – 5 mln (with guarantee of at least one physical individual or legal entity)

With pledge

AMD 5 mln – 500 mln

Provision method

Cash or non-cash

Repayment period

Up to 5 years

Annual nominal interest rate

For loans with amount of AMD 1 mln up to 5 mln

10 %

For loans with amount of AMD 5 mln up to 20 mln

9.5 %

For loans with amount of AMD 20 mln up to 500 mln

9 %

Security

  • Movable and immovable property
  • Monetary funds available on deposit or current accounts
  • Standard gold bars or scrap, precious metals
  • Short term bonds issued by the government or other securities
  • Along with other pledge, if required,  working capital as well as final product can also be accepted as pledge (taking into consideration the liquidity of other pledge or loan to value ratio, loan term, customer profile etc)
  • Additional condition: Personal guarantee provided by business founders/beneficiary owners is mandatory. Meanwhile, as additional security the Bank can also request other guarantee provided by physical individual and/or legal entity

Loan to value ratio acceptable limits

  • For immovable property and other fixed assets: up to 70% of the property value
  • For short term bonds issued by the government: up to 95% of the nominal price
  • For other securities: up to 70% of the evaluated price
  • For standard gold bars and scrap of precious metals: up to 95% of the value
  • Monetary funds (in case of deposit and current account): up to 90%
  • For working capital: up to 50% of the value 

Insurance

Upon need

Requirements for the guarantors

  • RA resident legal entity, individual entrepreneur or physical individual
  • No overdue liabilities (including for the guarantees provided) 
  • No any classification of credit facilities for the last 12 months, and the sum of total overdue days should not exceed 30 days

Fees

  • Loan application review fee - AMD 0
  • Loan service fee – one-off, 0.5% of the granted amount
  • Receipt of credit amount in cash – encashment fee is applied as per Bank’s tariffs

State duties and other fees

  • State duties paid to the RA government: are paid for ratification and registration of the pledge agreement
  • Valuation fee for pledged securities: according to the tariffs defined by the independent valuating companies.

Other terms

  • Standard energy efficient investment
    • For loans not exceeding AMD 150,0 mln energy-audit may be conducted upon Bank’s request
    • For loans exceeding AMD 150,0 mln energy-audit is mandatory
  • Non-standard and mixed energy efficient investment

Energy audit is mandatory

  • Note – Energy- audit service fees are not paid by the customer-borrower, they are borne by the Bank