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Policies & Procedures

GuarantCo’s policy and operational guidelines are further detailed below.

GUARANTCO'S CREDIT PROCESS

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GUARANTCO'S INVESTMENT POLICY

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Investment Size, Cover and Tenor

The guarantee cover available from GuarantCo for any single transaction is between USD 5 million to USD 50 million or the equivalent amount in local currency. GuarantCo will not typically cover more than 50% of the total debt of the project or corporate.

GuarantCo can cover senior and subordinated debt but not equity. Maximum tenor is 15 years.

Form of Guarantee

GuarantCo can provide a variety of contingent products as may be required for a particular project, including: partial credit and partial risk guarantees, first loss guarantees, tenor extension or liquidity guarantees and can provide joint guarantees or counter guarantees.

Eligible Countries

GuarantCo is able to support projects in all low income and lower middle income countries in Africa, Asia, Latin and Central America and the Caribbean, as listed in columns I, II and III on the “DAC List of ODA Recipients”

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Social and Environmental impact

All projects supported by GuarantCo must comply with environmental, social and health and safety standards, in accordance with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards and Of local laws.

Eligible Sectors

GuarantCo can support projects and companies in the following sectors:

In general, GuarantCo will support the construction of new facilities or the expansion or refurbishment of existing facilities. In addition, GuarantCo can support the refinancing of existing facilities where cross border debt is replaced by local financing.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

If you feel that you have a viable project which fits within GuarantCo's investment policy then you should contact one of the advisory team at GuarantCo Management Company Limited. Ideally, an information memorandum, business plan or similar document should be sent to any of the advisors listed, in order that they may perform a preliminary review and to allow for a more informed discussion.

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GUARANTCO’S CREDIT PROCESS

1

Initial review by GuarantCo Management Company Limited and submission to GuarantCo’s New Business Committee.

NEW BUSINESS COMMITTEE APPROVAL
2

Due diligence and negotiation of an agreed term sheet, followed by submission to GuarantCo’s Credit Committee and Board.

CREDIT AND BOARD APPROVAL
3

Finalisation of documentation.

EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTATION

Each of the committees and the Board are able to convene on an ad hoc basis so as to facilitate compliance with commercial timetables.

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