Simplified Business case „Light rail“

Simplified Example

Light rail – tracks + infrastructure  250 mil. USD;

Rolling stock – 200 mil USD

Loan (Buyer´s credit) granted to Australian company or sovereign/subsovereign entity

Granted by a Consortium of Czech/EU banks;

2 year drawing period, 12 years re-payment.

Czech lead contractor, but majority of works (80+% conducted by Australian firms). Nominating Czech company as the lead contractor allows financing of the entire project (15% equity – 85% debt financing by the banks).

Directional non-binding model pricing USD:

Loan:  p.a. rate ( cca 1,5-2%)

Insurance:  Credit and Political Risk cca 0,5%

Total yearly financial costs cca 2-2,5%