Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing
In the Spotlight
This publication shows how public–private partnerships (PPPS) can be effective to meet Asia’s growing infrastructure needs.
How does ADB's Trade Finance Program work and what role does it play in boosting economic growth in Asia and the Pacific?
ADB signed an agreement to invest $35 million in equity into Multiples Private Equity Fund III (MPEF III) to help private sector companies access the capital to expand operations, create sustainable jobs, and generate tax revenues.
Achieving the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change will require significant contributions by the private sector. See infographic: ADB's Private Sector Operations
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.
Making a Difference
Private investment is key to Asia’s prosperity. ADB works with private sector clients to empower communities in many ways—like building the infrastructure they need, boosting farmer incomes, and delivering clean energy supplies.
Rantau Dedap geothermal power project in South Sumatra, Indonesia is expected to generate more than 90 MW of electricity, which will power up to 130,000 homes and avoid over 400,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions every year by 2021.
The world-class facility hosts 26 airlines that fly to both international and domestic destinations. The new terminal aims to serve 11.2 million passengers by end of 2018.
Learn more about ADB's support for financing sustainable economic growth in Papua New Guinea.
Direct value-added cofinancing (2017)
ADB's private sector commitments (2017)
Committed projects in frontier countries (2017)
Total private sector portfolio (2017)
- ADB Signs Second Loan with PRAN for Inclusive Agribusiness in Bangladesh
- ADB, Baikonyr Sign Deal to Develop Solar Power in Kazakhstan
- ADB, ArmPower Sign Loan to Expand Private Sector-Developed Power Generation in Armenia
- ADB Invests $20 Million in AC Energy Climate Bond to Finance Regional Clean Energy Projects
- ADB Invests $35 Million in Multiples III to Provide Growth Capital to Mid-Market Companies in India