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Far East Development Fund

The Far East Development Fund was established by the President and the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

The Fund is a state finance development institution which warrants a flexible approach to projects’ structuring and financing. The Fund invests in the venturing and infrastructure, which have significant social and financial impact to the economic development of the region.

The Fund as a part of unified system, set up to accelerate the development of the Russian Far East, cooperates with the Embassy of the President of Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District, Ministry of Far East Develpment and its stakeholder Vnesheconombank.

The Fund manages capital at about 36 billion rubles.

The Fund was founded for search, structuring and implementation of projects with a significant multiplier effect, creating new opportunities for investment in the Far East, to assist regional authorities with preparing and structuring of public-private projects, including concession arrangements.

One of the objectives of the Fund is to attract to the Far East international partners for co-investments. The priority for the Fund is working with leading companies and financial institutions from the Asia-Pacific region, especially China, Japan, Republic of Korea.

As a state development institution, the Fund acts as a catalyst for the investment process in the region, contributing to accelerated economic and social development of the Far East.

Based on the results of the economic potential research of the Far East region, the Fund is focused on the following priorities:

Transport and energy infrastructure;
Infrastructure for Territories of accelerated development support for investment projects implemented within the framework established in the Far East Territories of accelerated development;
Agriculture and bio-resources projects;
Tourism and recreational areas projects;
Industry development projects in the Far East;
Development of natural resources projects, including mining and processing of minerals.

The Fund’s investment principles are based on maximum efficiency of the assets and maximum potential for advanced, accelerated development in the Far East

For the investment proposal an Investment application form must be completed and sent to us.

Upon the receipt we revert to you for further negotiation of cooperation.

Criteria for Selecting Investment Projects

Geography: The Far Eastern Federal District of Russia

Size of investment: no less than 500 RUR million per project

Investment Objective: investing in hard assets (infrastructure, manufacturing facilities)

Yield: minimum – last 12 quarters average yield of long-term government bonds multiplied by 1.2

For capital rationing purposes the Fund is especially focused on:

EXPECTED EFFECTS OF PROJECT
— GDP growth
— Increase of tax proceeds
— Creating new jobs

RISKS AND CONSTRAINTS
— Financial and economic
— Infrastructure
— Legal
— Social

CONSIDERATIONS OF IMPLEMENTATION
— Organizational
— Financial
— Time
— Administrative

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Contact Information:

Moscow Office
address: Capital City, South Tower, 8, bld.1, Presnenskaya nab., Moscow, Russia 123317
phone: +7 (495) 540-47-37
mail: info@fondvostok.ru
Website: www.fondvostok.ru