RISK MITIGATION: What are Updates & Proposals on Risk Mitigation Products?

Product Name Partial Risk Guarantee
Link to Product Website
Provider Name JBIC (Japan Bank for International Cooperation)
Product Definition JBIC issues guarantees for loans extended by private financial institutions, public bonds issued by governments and other public entities in developing countries and corporate bonds issued by overseas Japanese subsidiaries and affiliates.

Types of guarantees include:

1. Guarantees for Corporate Bonds Issued by Overseas Japanese Subsidiaries and Affiliates: JBIC supports Japanese subsidiaries and affiliates operating overseas by providing guarantees for their corporate bond issues in their local capital markets.

2. Guarantees for Overseas Syndicated Loans and Public Bonds: Loans to developing countries involve, among others, country risk such as the risk associated with currency convertibility and transfer. Guarantees issued by JBIC covering these risks will enable Japanese private financial institutions to provide medium and long-term financing for developing countries.

3. Guarantees for Imports of Manufactured Products: JBIC provides guarantees for the borrowings made by Japanese firms to finance the import of aircraft and other manufactured products that are considered important for Japan.

Product Type Partial Risk Guarantee
Defined Risks Covered n.a.
Eligible Form of Investments Bonds
Bank Loans
Non-Bank Loans
Shareholder Loans
Eligible Currency of Underlying Investment Covered by this Product Both local and foreign currency
Eligible Countries & Regions All
Eligible Applicants PRIVATE: Companies headquartered in Risk Mitigation Provider Home Country
PRIVATE: Minimum Product or Service Content Requirement from Risk Mitigation Provider Home Country
Eligible Sector No Specific Sector
Maximum Tenor 10+ to 15 years
Max. Absolute Amount (USD) Over 350+ MM
Max. % of Project Costs Covered 100%
Max. % of Export Content Covered Over 85+%
Fees Fixed

Other Conditions Sovereign Counterguarantee: No
Anti-Corruption and Governance Standards: No
Environmental standards: Yes link
Social standards (incl. Human Rights Standards; Labor Rights Standards): No
Source(s) n.a.
For more information, contact
JBIC (Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Phone: 03-5218-3100
Attachments n.a.
Additional Links n.a.
Deals n.a.

Provider Name JBIC (Japan Bank for International Cooperation)
Institution Type PUBLIC: Multilateral Development Bank
Ownership Government of Japan
Head Office 4-1 Ohtemachi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8144, Japan
Provider Home Country Japan
Rating n.a.
Main Risk Mitigation Products n.a.
Attachments n.a.
Additional Links www.jbic.go.jp/en/finance/
Entered On: 08/03/2007 at 04:04 PM
Updated On: 05/07/2013 at 10:22 AM