BIFFL, with you for the change...

BIFFL, with you for the change..

BIFFL, with you for the change..

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About THE 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

OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

S. M. FORMANUL ISLAM
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CEO

S. M. Formanul Islam, a Lee Kuan Yew Fellow from Bangladesh
did his Master in Public Management (MPM) from the
National University of Singapore offered jointly with Harvard
Kennedy School of Government in 2014.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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

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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Refinance agreement between BIFFL and Bangladesh Bank for Green Products/ initiatives

Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) has signed a Participation Agreement with Bangladesh Bank (BB) under “Refinance Scheme for Green Products/Initiatives” on

BIFFL approved up to BDT 55.00 crore term loan facility for M.M. Ispahani Limited and arranged a discussion session with the industrialists

On 20 January 2019, Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) and M.M. Ispahani Limited signed a loan facility up to BDT 55.00

BIFFL Essay Competition Result

বহুল প্রতীক্ষিত BIFFL রচনা প্রতিযোগিতার ফলাফল আমাদের হাতে এসে পৌঁছেছে। বিজয়ীরা হলেন- মারিয়া নুর, ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় ফারহানাজ ফারহীন, বাংলাদেশ প্রকৌশল বিশ্বাবিদ্যালয় শর্মিষ্ঠা

BIFFL and BlueMount Capital execute MOU to secure international finance for infrastructure and green technology projects

BIFFL, one of the major government-owned non-bank financial institutions focused largely on infrastructure projects and BlueMount Capital, an Australian-headquartered corporate finance house

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ELIGIBLE SECTOR

LARGE INFRASTRUCTURE

POWER & ENERGY

PORTS

CONNECTIVITY

TOURISM

ECONOMIC ZONES

WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR

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