Tag Archives: Ambroise Fayolle

EIB Global Invests $50 Million in Climate-Resilient Bridges to Enhance Rural Connectivity in Papua New Guinea

(IN BRIEF) EIB Global has invested $50 million to construct nine climate-resilient bridges across East Sepik and Madang provinces in Papua New Guinea, as part of the Bridge Replacement for Improved Rural Access project. This initiative, co-financed by the Asian … Read the full press release

EIB Report Highlights Financial Sector’s Role in CESEE’s Green Transition

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has released a report by the Vienna Initiative working group, titled “Greening the financial sector: A Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European perspective.” The report underscores the pivotal role of the financial sector in … Read the full press release

EIB and Seine-Maritime Department Invest €150 Million in School Modernization

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150 million, 25-year finance contract with the French department of Seine-Maritime, aiming to modernize the learning environments of 13,000 pupils across the region. This initiative, part of the department’s Plan … Read the full press release

Multilateral Development Banks Unveil Shared Vision for Circular Economy at WCEF 2024

(IN BRIEF) During the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) revealed their collaborative vision on the role of MDBs in advancing the circular economy. Emphasizing the significance of circularity in achieving sustainable and equitable development, MDB … Read the full press release

EIB President Leads Delegation to Washington DC for Multilateral Development Meetings

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, led by President Nadia Calviño, is set to participate in the 2024 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington DC. The delegation, including Vice-Presidents Ambroise … Read the full press release

EIB Grants €45 Million Loan to CentraleSupélec for Campus Renovation

(IN BRIEF) CentraleSupélec, a renowned French engineering school, is set to undergo a transformative renovation of its historic Bréguet building, thanks to a €45 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). This loan, part of the last stage of … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €25 Million Financing to Wandercraft for Personal Exoskeleton Development

(IN BRIEF) French medtech company Wandercraft secures €25 million financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to advance the development of their groundbreaking Personal Exoskeleton. This innovative device, the first self-balancing exoskeleton designed for daily use by individuals with severe … Read the full press release

EIF and France Active Forge €400 Million Alliance to Empower Social Enterprises

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has committed €400 million to bolster France Active’s endeavors in financing socially responsible French enterprises. This collaboration involves a €45 million guarantee from EIF and a €355 million counter-guarantee for bank loans facilitated … Read the full press release

EIB and Sciences Po Renew Partnership for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB), recognized as the EU’s climate bank, has reaffirmed its commitment to advancing sustainable finance and climate dialogue by renewing its support for the Sciences Po European Chair for Sustainable Development and Climate Transition. … Read the full press release

EIB Group’s Strong Growth in France: €12 Billion Investment Spurred by Climate Action, Innovation, and Sustainable Infrastructure

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group experienced robust growth in France, providing nearly €12 billion in long-term financing to the private sector and local and regional authorities. This included €10.6 billion from the EIB and €1.4 … Read the full press release

INSEAD Secures €60 Million Loan from EIB for Europe Campus Renovation

(IN BRIEF) INSEAD, the global business school, has signed a €60 million financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its Europe Campus Reimagination project. The loan will facilitate the modernization and expansion of the INSEAD Europe Campus … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Subscribes €100 Million to Inaugural Green Social Bonds by in’li for Affordable Housing

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has invested €100 million in the inaugural issue of green social bonds by in’li, a subsidiary of the Action Logement Group focused on affordable rental housing in Île-de-France. These funds will be dedicated … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE and EIB Join Forces to Provide €300 Million for Green Transition of SMEs and Mid-Caps

(IN BRIEF) Groupe BPCE and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have collaborated to offer a €300 million package aimed at facilitating the green transition of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-cap companies. This partnership enables Groupe BPCE to provide … Read the full press release

EIB Funds GDI’s Innovative Silicon Anode Technology to Revolutionize Battery Performance

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €20 million quasi-equity loan to GDI, a US-based company with an affiliate in the Netherlands, to develop silicon anode technology for batteries. This technology aims to replace graphite in batteries … Read the full press release

EIB Global Invests $30 Million in Seedstars Africa Ventures to Boost Innovation and Job Creation in Africa

(IN BRIEF) EIB Global has announced a $30 million equity investment in the Seedstars Africa Ventures I venture capital fund to support innovative entrepreneurs in Africa. This investment aims to provide improved access to risk capital for startups and innovative … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €175 Million Loan to Northern Fiber Holding Group for Northern Germany Fiber Optic Network Expansion

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a significant €175 million loan to Northern Fiber Holding Group (NFH) to support the expansion of its fiber optic network in northern Germany. This funding, in addition to the €240 million … Read the full press release

EIB Commits €100 Million to Boost Affordable and Sustainable Housing in Rostock

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €100 million loan to support WIRO Wohnen in Rostock Wohnungsgesellschaft mbH, the municipal housing company in Rostock, Germany. This funding will aid WIRO in constructing 561 … Read the full press release

EIB Global Pioneers Just Resilience Approach for a Climate-Resilient and Equitable Future at COP28

(IN BRIEF) At the COP28 climate change conference, EIB Global, the development arm of the European Investment Bank (EIB), introduced its new approach to increase financing and advisory services in support of a just transition and just resilience worldwide. EIB … Read the full press release

EIB Group Partners with Mission Innovation to Advance Clean Energy Innovation Globally

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, comprising the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund, has announced a partnership with Mission Innovation to promote clean energy innovation on a global scale. The collaboration aims to facilitate access … Read the full press release

EIB Global Unveils Pioneering Climate Initiatives at COP28 in Dubai

(IN BRIEF) In a significant announcement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, the European Investment Bank (EIB) revealed its pioneering approach to a just transition and just resilience on a global scale. The EIB Group introduced … Read the full press release

Sorégies Receives Financing Boost for Renewable Energy Development via InvestEU Program

(IN BRIEF) Local energy company Sorégies has secured financing through the InvestEU program, marking a significant step in its strategic plan to prioritize renewable energy development. Sorégies aims to self-generate at least 1,000 GWh of electricity by 2030, aligning with … Read the full press release

Germitec Secures €25 Million Agreement with EIB to Develop Innovative Medical Products

(IN BRIEF) Germitec, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB), has inked a €25 million agreement aimed at financing the research, development, and commercialization of groundbreaking medical products. This partnership, facilitated by the InvestEU program, seeks to significantly reduce … Read the full press release

EIB and Commerzbank Collaborate to Offer €400 Million in Loan Guarantees to Medium-Sized Businesses

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Commerzbank have established a guarantee program to support medium-sized businesses in Germany and the EU. Companies with 250 to 3,000 employees can apply for long-term loans through Commerzbank, with a total of … Read the full press release

Valeo Receives €150 Million Investment from EIB for Groundbreaking Green Bond

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has invested €150 million in Valeo’s inaugural €600 million green bond issue, aimed at advancing low-carbon mobility and sustainability. This investment aligns with Valeo’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050 and supports projects … Read the full press release

EIB’s “Financing in Africa Survey 2023” Reveals Resilience and Challenges in African Banking Sector

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has published its “Financing in Africa Survey 2023,” offering insights into the evolving financial landscape in Africa. Conducted in partnership with 33 leading banks across the continent, the survey highlights the challenges and … Read the full press release

EIB and UN Agencies Team Up to Drive Climate and Social Projects Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and five United Nations (UN) institutions have signed an agreement to enhance their collaboration on projects aimed at achieving Sustainable Development Goals. This agreement allows the EIB to directly finance technical assistance and … Read the full press release

EIB and COFINA Partner to Advance Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal with €26.8 Million Funding

(IN BRIEF) Compagnie Financière Africaine (COFINA) in Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Commission support, have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the development of sustainable agricultural value chains. This agreement … Read the full press release

EIB and Deutsche Bank Collaborate to Support Sustainable Transformation of Mid-Sized Companies

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Deutsche Bank are partnering to provide long-term loans to mid-sized companies with 250 to 3,000 employees to facilitate their transition to more sustainable business models. The EIB will offer guarantees covering up … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bahn Secures €2 Billion Financing from EIB and HypoVereinsbank for Munich S-Bahn Expansion

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UniCredit’s HypoVereinsbank are jointly providing credit lines exceeding €2 billion to support Deutsche Bahn in acquiring 90 new trains for the Munich S-Bahn. The financing is channeled through Bayerische Eisenbahngesellschaft (BEG) on … Read the full press release

EIB and HypoVereinsbank Provide Over €2 Billion Financing for Munich S-Bahn’s New Trains

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and HypoVereinsbank, a German affiliate of UniCredit, are providing credit lines totaling over €2 billion to Deutsche Bahn for the procurement of 90 new trains for the Munich S-Bahn. The financing will be … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Provides €50 Million Loan to Brainlab’s R&D Program for Medical Technologies

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €50 million loan, guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), to co-finance Brainlab AG’s R&D program in 2023 and 2024. Brainlab, a Munich-based company, develops and distributes hardware … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Expands Presence in Mauritania through Collaboration with BMI to Support SMEs and Mid-Caps

(IN BRIEF) Banque Mauritanienne de l’Investissement (BMI) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in Mauritania. The partnership, under the new 2023-2027 agreement between … Read the full press release

EIB Report Calls for Reforms and Financial Support to Boost Nature-Based Solutions in Europe

(IN BRIEF) A report by the European Investment Bank (EIB) highlights the importance of nature-based solutions in building resilient societies in the face of climate change. The report calls for regulatory and subsidy reforms and a more flexible range of … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Collaborates with EIB Group for the Third Synthetic Securitisation, Boosting Support for French Companies

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, in collaboration with BNP Paribas, has launched a synthetic securitisation initiative to support French companies for the third time since 2017. The transaction involves an EIB Group guarantee on an existing loan … Read the full press release

La technologie de documentation médicale basée sur l’IA de Smart Reporting reçoit un prêt de 15 millions d’euros de la Banque européenne d’investissement pour stimuler sa croissance

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Smart Reporting, une start-up de technologies de la santé basée à Munich, a obtenu un prêt de 15 millions d’euros de la Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) pour soutenir sa phase de croissance. La société a développé une … Read the full press release

Smart Reporting’s AI-based Medical Documentation Technology Receives €15M Venture Debt Loan from European Investment Bank to Boost Growth

(IN BRIEF) Smart Reporting, a health-tech start-up based in Munich, has secured a €15 million venture debt loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its growth phase. The company has developed medical documentation technology based on artificial intelligence … Read the full press release

EIB und Gewobag bauen über 2.000 bezahlbare Wohnungen in Berlin

(IN KÜRZE) Gewobag, ein landeseigenes Wohnungsunternehmen in Berlin, hat sich von der Europäischen Investitionsbank (EIB) ein Darlehen in Höhe von 300 Millionen Euro gesichert, um bis 2026 über 2.165 neue Wohnungen zu bauen. Die Finanzierung wird auch dazu beitragen, 350 … Read the full press release

EIB and Gewobag to Build Over 2,000 Affordable Flats in Berlin

(IN BRIEF) Gewobag, a state-owned housing company in Berlin, has secured a €300 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to build over 2,165 new flats by 2026. The funding will also help establish 350 positions at childcare centers … Read the full press release

EnBW sichert sich 600-Millionen-Euro-Darlehen der EIB für den Windpark He Dreiht

(IN KÜRZE) Die EnBW, ein deutscher Energieversorger, erhält von der Europäischen Investitionsbank (EIB) ein Darlehen in Höhe von 600 Millionen Euro, um den Bau des Windparks He Dreiht in der Nordsee zu unterstützen. Der Windpark wird aus 64 Turbinen mit … Read the full press release

EnBW Secures €600 Million Loan from EIB for He Dreiht Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) EnBW, a German utility, will receive a €600 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the construction of the He Dreiht wind farm in the North Sea. The wind farm will consist of 64 turbines … Read the full press release