Project Details

Location: Serbia
Duration:
Client: GGF
Budget: 212,418 €
Financier: GGF (KfW, EIB, EBRD, EU)

Info: MACS defined a standard methodology, including a standard portfolio analysis tool to collect data for the analysis.

South-East Europe: GGF – Technical Advisor for the Green for Growth Fund – Portfolio Screening Series I, II and III

The objective of the portfolio analysis was to estimate the extent of GGF eligibility within a Financial Institution´s portfolio. Four assignements in the MENA region supported the expansion of the Fund to the new target region of ENR South. The portfolio screening series II  targeted potential partner financial institutions in the region, verifying the GGF eligibility within the existing loan portfolio, and at the same time instructing the partner financial institution in the Fund´s requirements, tools and best practices.

Within the scope of the project, MACS defined a standard methodology, including a standard portfolio analysis tool to collect data for the analysis. Furthermore, the methodology included the sampling and extrapolation methodology used to estimate the GGF potential throughout the partner financial institution´s loan products in the portfolio. For the purpose of anchoring the project in the countries, local energy consultants working as sub-contractors were identified, trained and supervised.

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Nikola Ćatović

Director Sustainable Finance

+381 11 2450013

nikola.catovic@macsonline.de

Nikola Ćatović

Director Sustainable Finance

+381 11 2450013

nikola.catovic@macsonline.de

Green Credit Lines, Technical Due Diligence and Energy Audits

Nikola has an MSc in Electrical Engineering and his professional focus at MACS is on RE/EE projects, knowledge transfer and project management. Since April 2015, Nikola is also the Managing Director of MACS Serbia and responsible for the business development of this office.

Nicola is a “bankers engineer” – having performed technical due diligences of many RE/EE projects and countless RE/EE trainings for bank staff during implementation of RE/EE Credit Lines and loan products at banks in Western Balkan, Caucasus and Turkey.

On top of his technical skills, Nikola possesses outstanding language skills; he is fluent in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian besides his mother tongue Serbian.