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    Sustainable Finance Facilities

    You are looking for a financing partner who has been dealing with sustainability issues for decades and who provides you with support in all aspects of sustainability?

    With KfW IPEX-Bank you have the perfect match. Whether you're wanting to increase the sustainability performance of your company, contribute to transformation through specific investments in your production process or work on social projects, we support you with the appropriate sustainable financing solution for you.

    Our framework for particularly sustainable financing has been verified by an external certifier (second party opinion) so that both you and we can rely that we will achieve positive effects in the areas of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG).

    We support you in all forms of sustainable financing in accordance with internationally recognised principles(LMA, LSTA, APLMA).

    Green Loans

    Do you want to make an investment that has positive impacts on the environment and climate? Have you planned a project that will save resources like water or reduce carbon emissions? Would you like to join with us to finance infrastructure that makes mobility greener?

    Take advantage of our many years of expertise in financing for a positive impact on the environment and the climate. We would be happy to support you in structuring your financing in accordance with the Green Loan Principles.

    Example of a Green Loan: KfW IPEX-Bank financing investments in new freight cars for MFD Rail

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    KfW IPEX-Bank is the mandated lead arranger, underwriter and bookrunner of large-volume growth financing for the Swiss freight car rental company MFD Rail. The funds will be used to finance up to 6,500 new intermodal railcars, which the company specialises in leasing as a European platform.

    Find out more in our press release:

    Green Loan for MFD Rail: KfW IPEX-Bank financing investments in new freight cars

    Sustainability/ESG-linked loans

    You set your focus on specific topics with regard to your sustainability performance? You define material company- and sector-specific KPIs to underpin your sustainability performance and you want to highlight it through particularly sustainable financing?

    We are happy to support you with all forms of corporate financing and in line with the Sustainability Linked Loan Principles. We have been financing German and European export companies for decades and are familiar with many sustainability challenges. We draw on this expertise and can accompany you into your sustainable future.

    Social Loans

    You are planning a project that promotes social infrastructure? Do you want to achieve positive effects on the supply of education, health and other infrastructure with your investment? Get in touch with us. We will come alongside you to design a financing solution that focuses on social aspects based on our experience in infrastructure issues and in accordance with the Social Loan Principles.

    Our expertise

    We finance sustainably: KfW IPEX-Bank joined the Equator Principles 15 years ago and has implemented these principles in its own policies. Financing the transformation is part of our strategy. Accompanying our partners in projects or programmes relating to public infrastructure is part of our long-standing mission. We always provide financing subject to a satisfactory assessment result of environmental and social due diligence – this is our minimum requirement for any financing.

    Our added value

    • Together with you, we will determine the possibilities of not only successfully implementing your investment, but also clearly working out what positive impacts the project is aiming for and implementing in terms of the environment or climate or social issues.
    • You will benefit from our expertise in all matters of the due diligence process.
    • We will classify your particularly green or outstanding social project in terms of the categories associated with international standards.
    • To increase your internal sustainability, we draw on our industry-specific know-how, which has grown over decades!

    Our advisory services

    We support you in basic questions with regard to Sustainable Finance Frameworks, show you which special considerations must be taken into account in the financing process for Sustainable Finance Facilities, support you during the certification phase if applicable and accompany you throughout the entire financing term.

    Portrait Sabine Lehmann


    Sabine Lehmann

    Structuring Advisory Sustainable Finance