Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing
In the Spotlight
ADB and Melaka Green Technology Corporation signed an agreement that will pave the way for a public-private partnership (PPP) project to install energy efficient road lights in Melaka. The project is expected to improve lighting, lower energy costs, reduce carbon dioxide emissions and strengthen road safety.
ADB signed a $300 million equivalent loan facility with Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. to support water and wastewater service upgrades in the western region of the People's Republic of China.
Thailand's first large-scale solar power plant demonstrates the feasibility of large, private sector solar farms, and leads the way to a greener future.
Globally, more than 2 billion people do not have access to financing. In response, ADB set up a program to bridge this gap, ensuring financial services reach the poor.
As a catalyst for private investments, ADB provides direct financial assistance to private sector projects. While ADB’s participation is usually limited, it leverages a large amount of funds from commercial sources to finance these projects. Projects must also have clear development impacts and/or demonstration effects that go beyond the benefits captured in the financial rate of return.
2.63(2015)private sector investments, in US$ billions
4.56(2015)generated in commercial cofinancing, in US$ billions
40%(2015)of private sector transactions for poorest countries
In the News
- ADB Loan To PNB Housing Finance To Boost Purchases Of Low Cost Homes
- BPI Capital, ADB lend support to AboitizPower’s climate bond
- ADB to develop debt capital markets in Asia Pacific
- ADB backs first Climate Bond in Asia
- First Climate Bond issued in Asia and the Pacific will fund renewables, hydroelectric facilities