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Project finance

Project and export finance arrangements are put in place according to client requirements to fund vital long-term water and wastewater infrastructure works.

Biwater’s international presence and 40 years of experience in financing water and wastewater infrastructure projects globally facilitates access to a wide range of financiers including commercial banks, donor agencies, export credit agencies, development banks, bilateral and multi-lateral Institutions, which enable us to provide the optimal finance package, turning aspiration into reality.

As specialists in financing projects, we pride ourselves in arranging long-term, low-cost financial solutions for water infrastructure projects of any size or scope, with the expertise to fund all phases of a project:

  • Development and design phase
  • Construction phase
  • Operation and maintenance phase

To find out more about Biwater's project finance, please download the Financial Services brochure

The funding packages we arrange for clients include:

  • Export Credit finance with long-term repayment periods up to 18 years (include buyer credit, supplier credit and line of credit)
  • Direct Lending Export Credit with long-term fixed rates of interest
  • Downpayment financing
  • Capital markets and infrastructure bonds
  • Project Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Grant funding and concessional finance
  • Equity investment

The contract types that can result from such finance arrangements include:

  • Design, Finance, Build, Operate (DFBO)
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Build, Own, Operate, Transfer (BOOT)
  • Build, Own, Operate (BOO)
  • Design, Bid, Build (DBB)
  • Design, Build, Operate (DBO)
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Operation and maintenance (O&M)
  • Concession
  • Water company ownership

Biwater has put together over 40 financing packages for projects across the world, these are examples of some of those projects:

Our in-house project finance experts facilitate project finance arrangements to deliver appropriate financial solutions that support water infrastructure projects of any size or scope.

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