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Government support. Greenfield projects implementation

RDIF financing

Key criteria for project selection

  • Clear investment plan, financial model, and preproject market and competition research;
  • Economic attractiveness and adequate risk level of the project;
  • Project originator’s own funds must be part of the financing structure;
  • Adequate guarantees of RDIF investment return (e.g. loan or surety);
  • RDIF and partners’ investments in the project starting from RUB 1 bn.

What is the opportunity?

  • RDIF participation in the company’s equity of up to 50% in line with the best international standards for direct investments;
  • Wide range of projects structuring opportunities. Extension of financing syndication capacities;
  • Estanblishment of a corporate governance system in line with the global best practices. 

 

Other support tools and institutions

Industry Development Fund

What is the opportunity?

  • Preferred loans from RUB 5 mn to RUB 500 mn at the rate of 1% to 5% for a period of 24 to 84 months under eight financing programs;
  • Subsidized interest rate and/or coupon profit for implementation of new investment projects in priority civil industries.
Last update: 03.2019
Sources: RDIF
Special investment contract

What is the opportunity?

  • Stable tax and regulatory conditions. Tax incentives;
  • Obtaining the “Made in Russia’ status for products with a deferred localization requirements;
  • Access to government contracts;
  • Industrial subsidies;
  • Ready-to-use infrastructure, developed by regions. Special conditions for land plot leasing.
Last update: 03.2019
Sources: RDIF
Far East Development Fund

What is the opportunity?

  • 5% interest loans for projects qualified for the region’s development requirements;
  • Subsidized interest rate for SME borrowers.
Last update: 03.2019
Sources: RDIF
One-company Town Development Fund

What is the opportunity?

  • Preferred loans from RUB 100 mn to RUB 1 bn at the rate of 5% for up to 8 years;
  • The Fund’s equity participation up to 49%.
Last update: 03.2019
Sources: RDIF
Project Financing Factory

What is the opportunity?

  • Financing a project using the syndicate model (Vnesheconombank as a loan manager);
  • Hedging interest risks of borrowers and lenders using subsidies from the Government of the Russian Federation;
  • Target government guarantee of the Russian Federation;
  • Special procedure for calculation of capital sufficiency and forming loan reserves for Russian lending institutions.
Last update: 03.2019
Sources: RDIF