Tag Archives: Werner Hoyer

EIB celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

LUXEMBOURG 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest multilateral public bank and largest issuer of green bonds, today (05/07/2017) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, … Read the full press release

Vienna Initiative to Promote Investment Diversification in CESEE through New Working Group

LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vienna Initiative has agreed to establish a Working Group on Capital Markets Union. This follows the European Union’s push to strengthen Capital Markets which will have a major impact on financing of investment and sustaining growth … Read the full press release

Professor Nicholas Bloom from Stanford University and Professor John Van Reenen from the London School of Economics and Political Science awarded the EIB Prize for excellence in economic research

EIB President Hoyer: EU must tackle the gap in competitiveness – Investment in innovation is key BERLIN, 26-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Two internationally renowned European scholars in the field of managerial and technological innovation were awarded the EIB Prize for … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank lends €235M to PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. to upgrade the Warsaw – Radom electrified railway line

20-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 235 million to PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PLK) for the upgrading of 92.5 km of an existing electrified railway line from Warsaw to Radom. This is a continuation of the EIB’s … Read the full press release

EIB to provide €500M for the Castor underground gas storage project in Spain as the first successful use of project bond credit enhancement

01-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The first transaction under the Project Bond Credit Enhancement initiative has successfully taken place. Investment in the Castor underground gas storage project, that will provide storage for 30% of Spain’s daily gas consumption, was supported by the … 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 opens EUR 500M trade finance to foreign trade oriented SMEs in Greece

Athens / Luxembourg, 12-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides up to EUR 500 million for trade finance to support foreign trade oriented small and medium sized companies (SMEs) in Greece. The EIB, as a long-term lender, has adapted to … Read the full press release

EIB provides additional EUR 200M to the Turkish State Railways for the Istanbul-Ankara High Speed Rail Line

Ankara / Luxembourg, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 200 million to the Turkish State Railways, as a further contribution to upgrading the country’s main transport corridor between Ankara and Istanbul. This additional funding brings total EIB … Read the full press release

EIB signs EUR 50M loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways

Vilnius, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, has signed a EUR 50 million loan agreement with Lithuanian Railways today for the acquisition of modern rolling stock. After the support for the upgrading 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

The Long-Term Investors Club is looking at investment opportunities in Africa

“The time has come to start complementing “development finance” by “investment finance” , says EIB President Werner Hoyer 24-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Long-Term Investors Club organized its 5th international conference in Rabat on May 24, 2013 on the theme of … 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 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

The EIB Group to increase its support to SMEs for the period 2013 to 2015 thanks to the EIB’s capital increase agreed in 2012

13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It is vital that small and medium-sized businesses are able to invest, even during a downturn. The EIB Group (EIB and EIF) is increasing its support to SMEs for the period 2013 to 2015 thanks to … Read the full press release

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

EIB’s Board of Directors approved loans worth up to EUR 2.4 bn for European SMEs

1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EIB’s Board of Directors announced approvals of loans worth up to EUR 2.4 bn for the benefit of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and mid-cap companies (up to 3000 employees). This will bring the … Read the full press release

EIB President Werner Hoyer at the Brookings Institution

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, participated at the margin of the IMF / World Bank spring meetings at a panel discussion “The Way Forward for the Eurozone and Europe: A Conversation with European … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank will step up its annual lending by more than 40 percent, to around EUR 70bn

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EIB is one of “five major building blocks” for economic recovery and sustainability according to an editorial article published today in the International Herald Tribune and co-signed by Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for economic and monetary affairs; Jeroen … Read the full press release