Tag Archives: EIB Group

EIB Group and Spain Launch €3.4 Billion Regional Resilience Fund for Strategic Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) and Spain’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Enterprise have launched the Regional Resilience Fund, aimed at channeling Next Generation EU loans into key projects within the Spanish Autonomous Communities. This initiative … Read the full press release

EIB Group’s €49 Million Guarantee Empowers Erste Bank to Boost SME Lending in Austria

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have joined forces to provide Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG (Erste Bank) with a €49 million guarantee for a synthetic securitisation transaction, marking Austria’s first such … Read the full press release

EIB Group Boosts Portuguese Economy with €2.1 Billion Investment in 2023

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, Portugal witnessed a significant financial influx from the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group), totaling over €2.1 billion, marking a 25% increase from the previous year. This substantial support, aimed at fostering economic growth, social cohesion, … Read the full press release

President Nadia Calviño Outlines Ambitious Strategy for EIB Group at Informal Ecofin Meeting

(IN BRIEF) During an informal Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) meeting in Ghent, President Nadia Calviño of the European Investment Bank (EIB) shared an ambitious vision for the institution’s future. Emphasizing the importance of supporting Europe’s leadership in the … Read the full press release

EIB Group Expands Baltic Presence with New Offices in Riga and Tallinn

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group has announced plans to establish local offices in Riga, Latvia, and Tallinn, Estonia, aiming to bolster its support for regional projects and investments. This move signifies a deeper commitment to the Latvian … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Group Records Historic €2.91 Billion Financing for Swedish Projects in 2023

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) provided a record-breaking €2.91 billion in financing for 32 projects in Sweden. The majority of funding (76.7%) was allocated to climate action and environmental sustainability initiatives, with notable support … Read the full press release

EIB Group Investment in Czechia Spurs Greener Infrastructure, Boosts Small Businesses, and Drives Innovation

(IN BRIEF) In 2023, the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) made significant investments totaling €1.88 billion in the Czech Republic, focusing on initiatives to enhance regional development, economic resilience, and environmental sustainability. The largest loan, amounting to €985 million, … Read the full press release

EIB Group and Deutsche Leasing Romania Forge €335 Million Agreement to Boost Small Business Financing and Climate Action

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) collaborates with Deutsche Leasing Romania IFN SA (DLRO) to finalize a synthetic securitization transaction worth €335 million, aimed at mitigating credit risk and enhancing lending capacity for DLRO, which in turn … Read the full press release

EIB Group and Santander Collaborate on Securitisation Deal to Boost Green Mortgages and Energy Efficiency Investments in Spain

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, comprising the European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund, has partnered with Santander in a synthetic securitisation transaction aimed at supporting energy efficiency investments in Spain. The initiative focuses on financing the … Read the full press release

EIB Group Champions European Start-Ups at 2023 Web Summit

(IN BRIEF) The EIB Group, represented by EIB Vice-President Ricardo Mourinho Félix and a team of finance and innovation experts, is set to spotlight its support for innovation and start-ups in Europe at the 2023 Web Summit in Lisbon from … Read the full press release

EIF Provides €50 Million Guarantees to illimity Bank for SME Financing in Italy

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided two guarantees totaling €50 million to illimity Bank to improve financing access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Italy. The guarantees, backed by the InvestEU program, focus on supporting SMEs … 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

EIB Group Celebrates International Day Against Homophobia with Commitment to LGBTIQ Rights

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group is recognizing the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 during European Diversity Month. The EIB Group reaffirms its commitment to upholding the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, … Read the full press release

InvestEU-Backed EIF Guarantees to Enable UniCredit Group to Provide Favorable Loans to 2,500 SMEs

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided UniCredit Group with two guarantees worth €370 million to support investment by small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across seven EU countries. The transactions are backed by InvestEU, the European Union’s long-term … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) enter into capital relief transaction with Santander Consumer Bank in support of SMEs in Poland

A synthetic securitisation, whereby EIF and EIB provides protection on a mezzanine tranche and a senior tranche, reduces risk for Santander Consumer Bank S.A. and allows the originator to release the majority of capital allocated to the securitised portfolio. The … Read the full press release

UniCredit to free up capital from securitised €2 billion portfolio in support of Italian SMEs and Mid-caps guaranteed by the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund

EIB Group (EIB & EIF) guarantee to UniCredit to mobilise approximately €2 billion in support of Italian SMEs and Mid-caps. The operation is supported by a guarantee from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) — the main pillar of … Read the full press release