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About BIFFL

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) is a Government-owned Non-Banking Financial Institution, operating since 2011. It is established by a resolution of the Cabinet of the Government of Bangladesh and owned by the Ministry of Finance, GOB

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) is the biggest Non-Banking Financial Institution in Bangladesh owned by Government having authorized capital and paid up capital of BDT 100 billion and BDT 20.10 billion respectively. Addressing the importance of infrastructure development vis-à-vis insufficient investment in that particular sector, with a view to promote an attractive environment for sustainable private investment.

As a part of this, BIFFL was established in 2011 as a special purpose vehicle to mobilize the PPP budget through financing infrastructure projects building partnership with private sector investors.
Apart from that, to uphold sustainable development, BIFFL is also committed to protect environment and adopt eco-friendly measures in all aspects which are of its foremost priority while considering any investment transaction.

Eligible Sector

ABOUT CEO

S M Anisuzzaman has joined as the Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited, one of the biggest Non Bank Financial Institutions in Bangladesh owned by the  Government of Bangladesh and represented by Finance Division of Ministry of Finance. Prior to this appointment, he was the Deputy Managing Director of National Housing Finance and Investments Limited.

 

An engineer by education but a banker by profession, Anisuzzaman has more than 25 years of extensive experience in the financial sector of Bangladesh. He has held senior positions in a number of Banks and NBFIs, including Head of Principal Branch of Jamuna Bank Limited. Over his versatile career in Banks and NBFIs, he received many accolades and achieved “The Best Manager” award several times as a recognition of his excellence in the banking profession. In addition, he obtained a good number of trainings from reputed national and international institutions.

 

He has completed his BSc in Civil Engineering from BUET and MBA in Strategic and International Management from the University of Dhaka. He has traveled widely in many countries around the globe.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) IS A GOVERNMENT-OWNED NON-BANK FINANCIAL INSTITUTION, IT OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ACCORDING TO THE NEEDS OF THE MARKET.

Infrastructure Sectors

Generation of power, energy, hydro-carbon exploration, hydropower, solar power and wind power.
Production of biomass or biogas energy fueled by waste or processed by- products in a manner that does not denigrate the environment within the territory of Bangladesh.

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Loan Products

Term Loan, Working capital loan, Bridge financing, Factoring, Take over financing, Take out financing, Lease, financing, Bond financing, Commercial paper/instrument

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Equity/Hybrid Products

Ordinary Shares, Preference Shares, Mezzanine financing, Convertible debt

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Investment Criteria and Parameters

BIFFL shall consider only those projects for financing which will withstand the viability test from the commercial and socio-economic viewpoints. Viable projects may also include those projects that will become viable after receiving “Viability Gap Financing (VGF)” from the Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, as per approved “Guidelines of Viability Gap Financing for PPP Projects”.

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Financing Limits

Subject to restrictions of the Bangladesh Bank from time to time, the maximum limit of Single Borrower Exposure shall not exceed 30 (thirty) percent of BIFFL’s equity/capital base; the maximum limit of Single group exposure shall not exceed 35 (thirty-five) percent of BIFFL’s equity/capital base, the maximum limit of a particular sector exposure shall not exceed 50 (fifty) percent of BIFFL’s equity/capital base.

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Loan Facility Parameters

Projects will be expected to meet BIFFL’s requirement for International Competitive Bidding (“ICB”), National Competitive Bidding (“NCB”) or Local Competitive Bidding (“LCB”), as applicable. Appropriate limits for each of the process would be set out from time to time. In cases where a project is unsolicited, BIFFL may require that up to 40 percent of the total project cost or 100 percent of goods and services, whichever is less, be procured on a basis acceptable to BIFFL.

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Projects Finance

Project Finance is a long-term credit arrangement with a debtor related to the development and construction of infrastructure or a large commercial or industrial project. The technique involves mobilization of debt, equity, contingent equity, hedges and a variety of limited guarantees through a newly organized company, partnership or contractual joint venture, often referred to as Special Purpose Vehicle (“SPV”), for the purpose of building a capital intensive facility and operating a discrete business activity.

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Advisory Services

Structured Finance Unit provides following advisory services for project sponsors/entrepreneurs.
Reviewing preliminary/rudimentary business plan/concept note prepared by project sponsors.
Conducting market review/research report for the project.

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NEWS & EVENTS

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The 9th Annual General Meeting Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund

BIFFL hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently on a virtual online platform, says a statement. The shareholders in the meeting approved

BIFFL gets new CEO

S M Anisuzzaman has joined as the Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited, one of the biggest Non Bank

BIFFL signed subsidiary loan agreement with Finance Division, MoF under JICA’s EECPFP

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) signed a Subsidiary Loan Agreement (SLA) with the Finance Division, Ministry of Finance (MoF) on 02

BIFFL wins 19th ICAB National Award and SAFA Award

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Ltd. (BIFFL) has won the 1st prize in the 19th ICAB National Award and the 2nd Runner Up

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ELIGIBLE SECTOR

LARGE INFRASTRUCTURE

POWER & ENERGY

PORTS

CONNECTIVITY

TOURISM

ECONOMIC ZONES

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Contact With US

Office Address:

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited
(A Financial Institution owned by the Ministry of Finance, GOB)
Borak Unique Heights, Level-3,117 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue,Eskaton Garden, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh
Web: www.biffl.org.bd
IP Phone: +880-963-8124335
Phone: +880-2-8333238-9
Fax: +880-2-9348518