Tag Archives: European Investment Bank

Paschal Donohoe succeeds Michael NOONAN as EIB Governor for Ireland

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017, Mr Paschal DONOHOE was appointed as Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform. He also becomes EIB Governor for Ireland, succeeding Mr Michael NOONAN. Before his appointment as Minister for Finance and … Read the full press release

Kerstin JORNA succeeds Gerassimos THOMAS as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By letter dated 17 May 2017, the European Commission nominated Ms Kerstin JORNA for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Mr Gerassimos THOMAS, who had tendered his … Read the full press release

Banco de Portugal hosts European Investment Bank’s art collection in the future Money Museum’s exhibition space at Banco de Portugal’s head office

The contemporary art collection of the European Investment Bank (EIB) is presented in the future Money Museum’s exhibition space at Banco de Portugal’s head office, in Lisbon’s historic centre. LISBON, 19-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Within/Beyond Borders occupies part of the former Church … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development signed EUR 800 Million loan for SMEs and innovation

Zagreb, Croatia, 25-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Dario Scannapieco, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, and Mr Anton Kovačev, President of the Managing Board of the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development, signed EUR 400 million Finance Contract as the first tranche of … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and UniCredit Group sign €700 million loan in support of youth employment, investment and environmental protection projects in Italy

€200 million for youth employment, €400 million for investment, €100 million for environmental protection MILAN, 19-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In the past few days the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the UniCredit Group have signed in Milan three new medium to … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank provides GBP 500 million to Transport for London (TfL) for Crossrail’s development

London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide up to GBP 500 million to Transport for London (TfL) under a new corporate facility to support the latest step in Crossrail’s development. The … Read the full press release

The third President of the European Investment Bank Yves Le Portz passed away in Paris at the age of 93

Paris, France, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Yves Le Portz, third President of the European Investment Bank (from 1970 until 1984), passed away in Paris at the age of 93. Born in 1920, a high civil servant after World War II, Yves le … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank (EIB) granted €100 million loan to Banco Popular Portugal to finance SMEs and midcaps in Portugal

Luxembourg, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Building upon a long-standing and fruitful cooperation between the two institutions, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 100 million loan to Banco Popular Portugal to finance small and medium-sized projects undertaken by SMEs and … Read the full press release

Republic of Slovenia nominated Mr Anton Rop for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank

Luxembourg, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — By letter dated 9 September 2013, the Republic of Slovenia nominated Mr Anton Rop (Honorary Vice-President of the European Investment Bank) for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank. … Read the full press release

Heads of seven multilateral institutions issued joint statement on trade facilitation assistance at World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting

African Development Bank Asian Development Bank European Bank for Reconstruction and Development European Investment Bank Inter-American Development Bank International Monetary FundWorld Bank Group Washington, D.C., United States, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia on 3-6 December … Read the full press release

Exhaust technology specialist Friedrich Boysen GmbH & Co. KG received EUR 45M loan for its R&D programme from the European Investment Bank

16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 45 million loan to support the R&D programme of exhaust technology specialist Friedrich Boysen GmbH & Co. KG, which is designed to improve exhaust technology for cars and commercial … Read the full press release

Watercraft Capital EUR 1.4 billion bond issue admitted to trading on Luxembourg Stock Exchange regulated market

FIRST BOND SUPPORTED BY THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK AS PART OF ITS PROJECT BOND INITIATIVE 05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 2 August 2013, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange will admit to trading on its regulated market a bond issue from Watercraft Capital … Read the full press release

New members of the Board of Directors at European Investment Bank

16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — By letter dated 17 June 2013, the Republic of Malta nominated, by common accord with the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, Hungary, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports signed with European Investment Bank for £70m loan facility to develop UK’s 2nd largest container terminal at Port of Southampton

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Associated British Ports (ABP) announces today that its intermediate parent company, ABP Acquisitions UK Ltd (ABPA), has signed a £70m loan facility with the European Investment Bank. The loan from Europe’s long-term lending institution will be used to fund part … Read the full press release

EIB president Werner Hoyer stresses importance of rapid decision on external lending mandate

11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, attended a hearing by the European Parliament´s Development Committee on Monday 8 July, to discuss the activities of the EIB in developing countries. During the meeting he … Read the full press release

EIB provides EUR 570 million loan to power grid management company Terna Italy

Rome, 8-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EUR 570 million finance contract signed today in Rome between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Terna, Italy’s power grid management company, is focused on investment in southern Italy. The EIB was represented at the signing … Read the full press release

EIB, Ascopiave sign for EUR 70 million loan for gas grid in north-east Italy

2-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Ascopiave have signed a EUR 70 million loan in support of investments to improve and expand gas distribution networks in the Veneto and Lombardy regions. This is the first operation between the … Read the full press release

EIB lends EUR 101M in support of East African businesses

28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Investment by companies across East Africa will benefit from three new lending programmes totaling EUR 101.5 million backed by the European Investment Bank formally agreed today. Three local banks Chase Bank, the East African Development Bank and … Read the full press release

EC approved under state aid rules Portuguese state guarantees for banks guaranteeing EIB loans granted to companies in Portugal

27-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has approved a new Portuguese scheme providing State guarantees for banks that guarantee European Investment Bank (EIB) loans granted to companies in Portugal. President Barroso said: “With this decision the European Commission and the EIB … Read the full press release

EIB, Société Générale Expressbank open EUR 100M credit line to support SMEs in Bulgaria

25-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Société Générale Expressbank AD have signed an agreement for EUR 100 million to finance projects which will contribute to increasing employment and the competitiveness of the Bulgarian economy. The funds will be utilized tofinance projects of small and medium-sized companies in the areas of … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank to provide EUR 100m for key investments in Cyprus

Nicosia, 31-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide EUR 100 million for key investments in Cyprus. The loan will be used to part-finance investments totalling EUR 1 177 million in areas identified under the National Strategic Reference Framework … Read the full press release

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) SME Facility established to expand access to finance for small businesses

Amman, Jordan, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the European Commission through the  Neighborhood Investment Facility (NIF) are working together to provide funding for … Read the full press release

EC adopts proposal to strengthen EIB lending outside the EU over the next seven years

Brussels, 24-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today adopted a proposal on financing operations in support of investment projects outside the EU by the European Investment Bank (EIB), on the basis of an EU budgetary guarantee. The proposal streamlines the … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank & Cassa Depositi e Prestiti to provide €600 million loan for Emilia-Romagna earthquake recovery

Rome, 22-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) signed in Rome today a €600 million loan for rebuilding industrial infrastructure in areas hit by the earthquake in Emilia-Romagna one year ago. The EIB was … Read the full press release

EIB priced new USD 5 billion Global benchmark issue in the 3-year sector

21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (‘EIB’) priced a new Global benchmark issue in the 3-year sector. This is EIB’s second 3-year US Dollar Global and fourth US Dollar Global of the year. The transaction was priced at … Read the full press release

EIB signs EUR 300m loan agreement with CaixaBank to finance SMEs and midcaps

Luxembourg, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 300 million loan agreement with CaixaBank to finance small and medium-scale investment projects promoted by SMEs (with fewer than 250 employees) and midcaps (companies with up to 3 000 … Read the full press release

EUR 500m loan agreement between EIB and Instituto de Crédito Oficial, Spain

20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 500 million loan agreement with the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) designed to boost the amount of credit available to SMEs and midcaps (companies with up to 3 000 employees), … Read the full press release

EIB to lend EUR 15 billion to SMEs during 2013 to 2015 in order to support growth and jobs in Europe

EIB attaches high importance to small and medium-sized enterprises 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) attaches the highest importance to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in order to promote growth and jobs in Europe. The President of the … Read the full press release

EIB submits SEC Form 18-K

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has submitted its SEC Form 18-K. To view the document, please go to www.sec.gov. The 18-K has also been posted on the EIB website at the following location: http://www.eib.org/investor_relations/publications/2012-eib-annual-18-k-report.htm ###

EUR 100m EIB loan for key investments in Cyprus

2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank approved today a loan of up to EUR 100 million for key investments in Cyprus. The loan will be used for investments in priority areas identified in the National Strategic Reference Framework, which … Read the full press release