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Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing

ADB focuses on projects that help promote private investments in the region that will have significant development impact and will lead to accelerated, sustainable, and inclusive growth.

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Private Sector Operations in 2019: Report on Development Effectiveness

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Trade in the Shadow of COVID-19: Going Forward Together, Not Apart

ADB’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program's supply-chain mapping tool aims to identify blockages and other impediments to critical goods being produced and distributed for COVID-19 response.

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How Private Sector Financing is Making a Difference in Asia and the Pacific

Through its private sector operations department, ADB helps private companies to empower communities through better jobs, higher incomes, and improved access to energy, health and education. All while ensuring profitability and commercial sustainability for its clients.

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.

Videos

Making a Difference through Private Sector Operations

By partnering with ADB’s private sector operations, you can help economies to grow and communities to thrive. Here’s what some of our clients say about working with us.

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New ADB tool offers roadmap to unblock supplies of life-saving products

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How Microfinance is Helping Poor Households and Businesses Survive and Thrive: 6 Things to Know

Rural women, low-income households, and small businesses they manage are all too often starved of finance in Asia and the Pacific. Here are six ways ADB is using microfinance to help poor households and businesses survive and thrive.

Core Sectors and Focus Areas

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Catalyzing economic growth and social equity via energy, waste, water, transport, and telecommunications facilities.

Financial Sectors and Capital Markets

Financial Sectors and Capital Markets

Providing better access to higher-quality financial services across Asia's developing markets.

Agribusiness

Agribusiness

Promoting environmentally-friendly food production, processing, and distribution.

Health and Education

Health and Education

Building human capital by expanding access to high quality and affordable schools and healthcare services and facilities.

Financial Products

Loan/Debt Security

Direct loans at market-based rates, B-loans, and unfunded risk participations.

Equity Investments

Direct investments in common shares, preferred stock, or convertibles; investments in private equity funds.

Guarantees

Protection against political and credit risks.

Technical Assistance

Collaborative support for project implementation, institutional capacity building, economic stability, and inclusive growth; attractively priced and structured financing from third-party sources for specific industries or geographic areas.

Programs

Commercial Cofinancing

Commercial Cofinancing

ADB assists developing member country governments and private sector borrowers in securing debt financing on commercial terms for ADB projects through engagement with commercial financial institutions.

Microfinance Risk Participation

Microfinance Risk Participation

A credit enhancement program designed to address a market gap by sharing risks to promote local currency lending to microfinance institutions. Because of its risk-sharing nature, the program encourages private sector participation.

Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program

Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program

Fills market gaps for trade finance by providing guarantees and loans to over 200 partner banks to support trade, providing companies financial support to engage in Asia's most challenging markets.


Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Projects

Credit Approval Process

1. Preliminary Review

The transaction team prepares a preliminary concept review form (CRF) for PSOD management approval.

2. Concept Review

The transaction team presents the concept review package to the Concept Review Committee for clearance

3. Transaction Review

The transaction team conducts due diligence to evaluate the key risk aspects of the proposed transaction.

4. Final review

The transaction team prepares the documentation package to be presented to the Investment Committee for endorsement.

5. Management or Board approval

Following endorsement from the Investment Committee, the proposed ADB assistance is presented to the Management or to the Board of Directors for approval.

6. Closing

Following the Management or Board approval, the documentation for the transaction is finalized and signed.

Project Results

Project Result / Case Study

Investing in Asia’s maiden green bonds

Green bonds are an increasingly viable option for investors in Asia, like pension and superannuation funds, looking to get involved in green sustainable financing.

Project Result / Case Study

Indonesia: Muara Laboh Geothermal Power

This project involves a $70 million loan from ADB with $19.25 million Clean Technology Fund (CTF) concessional financing and a $20 million parallel loan funded through Leading Asia's Private Sector Infrastructure (LEAP) Fund.

Project Result / Case Study

People's Republic of China (PRC): Sustainable Dairy Farming and Milk Safety

ADB will provide a $62.5 million yuan loan to Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding and Biotechnology Group (SKX) and will act as the lender of record for the participation of selected commercial banks of up to $62.5 million equivalent in yuan.

News and Resources

Contacts

Management

Michael BARROW
Michael BARROW
Director General
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Christopher THIEME
Christopher THIEME
Deputy Director General
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Craig ROBERTS
Craig ROBERTS
Senior Advisor
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Shantanu CHAKRABORTY
Shantanu CHAKRABORTY
Director, Infrastructure Finance Division 1 (Central and West Asia, South Asia)
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Jackie Surtani
Jackie SURTANI
Director, Infrastructure Finance Division 2 (East Asia, Southeast Asia, The Pacific)
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Christine ENGSTROM
Christine ENGSTROM
Director, Financial Institution Division
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Janette HALL
Janette HALL
Director, Investment Funds and Special Initiatives Division
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Steven BECK
Steven BECK
Advisor and Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance
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Martin LEMOINE
Martin LEMOINE
Unit Head, Food and Agribusiness Investment Team
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Sherwin PU
Sherwin PU
Unit Head, Business Development Team
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Aniruddha PATIL
Aniruddha PATIL
Unit Head, Health and Education Investments
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Marife APILADO
Marife APILADO
Director, Portfolio Management Division
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Timo TEINILA
Timo TEINILA
Advisor, Office of the Director General and Head, Risk Analytics Unit
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Mark KUNZER
Mark KUNZER
Director, Transaction Support Division
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Bart RAEMAEKERS
Bart RAEMAEKERS
Advisor, Private Sector Operation Department and Head, Guarantees and Syndications Unit
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Sonali TANG
Sonali TANG
Regional Director, ADB Singapore Office
  Tel 65-6216 1802
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Asian Development Bank Singapore Office
12 Marina Boulevard
37-03 Marina Bay Financial Centre, Tower 3
Singapore 018982
ADB Singapore Office General Line:
  Tel 65-6216 1800
  Tel 65-6216 1801

General Inquiries

Private Sector Operations Department
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines
  Tel +632 8632 5280
  Request information
  Download: ADB's Private Sector Operations brochure

Microfinance Risk Participation Program
Anshukant TANEJA (Mr)
Principal Investment Specialist
  E-mail
  ADB's Microfinance Program

Trade Finance Program
Trade Finance Unit
Private Sector Operations Department
  Tel +632 8632 6401
  Tel +632 8636 2448
  E-mail
  Trade Finance Unit contacts
  TFP Relationship Management Team

Supply Chain Finance Program
Sunil MASCARENHAS (Mr)
  E-mail
  Program inquiries
  ADB's Supply Chain Finance Program

Private Sector Country Focal Points

ADB Location

You may contact private sector operations focal points in specific countries by selecting a country from the dropdown

Azim HASHIMI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Sonali TANG (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector    E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Ichiro AOKI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Sonali TANG (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Ichiro AOKI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Shuji HASHIZUME (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Hisaka KIMURA (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Biao HUANG (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Ichiro AOKI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Mayank CHOUDHARY (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Apurva KUMAR (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Yuichiro YOI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alibek ABDRAKHMANOV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Arman SEISSEBAYEV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alibek ABDRAKHMANOV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Arman SEISSEBAYEV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Robert LOCKHART (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Michael GABISCH (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Anshukant TANEJA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Mayank CHOUDHARY (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Apurva KUMAR (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Hisaka KIMURA (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Biao HUANG (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Daniel WIEDMER (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Janet HYDE (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Sonali TANG (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Wolfgang POCHEIM (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Apurva KUMAR (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Azim HASHIMI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Kevin MOSS (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Rafael MONTINOLA (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Anshukant TANEJA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Irene CHUA (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Mayank CHOUDHARY (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Azim HASHIMI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Susan OLSEN (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Apurva KUMAR (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alibek ABDRAKHMANOV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Won Myong HONG (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Pamela BRACEY (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Azim HASHIMI (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Tina ROHNER (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alibek ABDRAKHMANOV (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Rainier HARTEL (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Asif CHEEMA (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Alix BURRELL (Ms) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Gema PEREZ (Ms) Financial Sector   E-mail
Michael GABISCH (Mr) Infrastructure Sector   E-mail
Paul FLEGLER (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Adnan RAFIQ (Mr) Financial Sector   E-mail
Sonali TANG (Ms) Regional Director   Tel 65-6216 1802
  E-mail Asian Development Bank Singapore Office
12 Marina Boulevard
37-03 Marina Bay Financial Centre, Tower 3
Singapore 018982
ADB Singapore Office General Line:
  Tel 65-6216 1800
  Tel 65-6216 1801

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Staff from the Private Sector Operations Department discuss what drew them to this dynamic area of ADB's work, how they like living in Manila, and what they enjoy away from the office.