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EIB Grants €35 Million to Enhance Water Services in Umbria Under InvestEU Program

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has partnered with Valle Umbra Servizi to enhance water service resilience and efficiency across 22 municipalities in Perugia, Italy, with a €35 million green loan under the InvestEU program. This initiative marks the … Read the full press release

EIB Loans €22 Million to Malta for Affordable Housing Construction

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €22 million loan to Malita Investments plc, in collaboration with the Government of Malta, to address housing shortages in the country. This funding, along with a previous agreement, will support … Read the full press release

EIB and Banca Ifis Partner to Bolster Innovation in Italy’s SMEs with €300 Million Financing

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banca Ifis have inked a significant agreement, marking the EIB’s maiden loan operation with an Italian bank exclusively aimed at driving innovative transitions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The deal, valued … Read the full press release

Italy’s Motorway Network Set for Green Transformation with EIB’s €1.2 Billion Investment

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has allocated a €1.2 billion loan to Autostrade per l’Italia SpA (ASPI) for the modernization of approximately 3,000 kilometers of motorways in Italy. This investment, supported by the EIB’s Climate Bank Roadmap and … Read the full press release

EIB and Terna Seal €500 Million Deal for Tyrrhenian Link Renewable Energy Project

(IN BRIEF) During the EIB Forum in Luxembourg, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Terna signed a €500 million financing contract, marking the final tranche of the €1.9 billion financing for the Tyrrhenian Link project. This submarine electricity cable, spanning … Read the full press release

Untapped Potential: Mid-Caps Vital for Europe’s Economic Transition, Says New Report

(IN BRIEF) A new report emphasizes the significant role of mid-sized enterprises, known as mid-caps (firms with 250 to 3,000 employees), in driving Europe’s economic transition. Published jointly by the European Investment Bank and the European Policy Centre, the report … Read the full press release

African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation Takes Major Strides Toward Building a Self-Reliant African Pharmaceutical Industry

(IN BRIEF) In a significant development for Africa’s pharmaceutical sector, the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation and the Rwandan Government have signed a host country agreement, paving the way for the Foundation’s operationalization. The Foundation has also forged a memorandum of … Read the full press release

EIB Commits to Supporting Refugees, Economic Resilience, and Social Inclusion at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has reiterated its dedication to addressing the needs of refugees, enhancing economic resilience in host and origin communities, and fostering social inclusion at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum. The EIB collaborated with partners … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and CDP Real Asset SGR Partner to Allocate €300 Million for Social Housing in Italy

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF), a part of the EIB Group, has joined forces with CDP Real Asset SGR, a subsidiary of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, to allocate €300 million towards social housing programs in Italy. This groundbreaking … Read the full press release

€500 Million Investment to Boost Sustainable Rail Travel in Italy

(IN BRIEF) In a significant move towards promoting sustainable mobility, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €500 million to Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (FS) to enhance rail services in Italy’s Campania and Lazio regions. This partnership aims to … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Commits EUR 100 Million to Aqaba Amman Desalination and Water Conveyance Project in Jordan

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced an additional EUR 100 million investment for the Aqaba Amman Desalination and Water Conveyance project in Jordan. This project aims to desalinate water from the Red Sea and transport it to … 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

European Investment Bank Launches Cairo Hub to Boost Cooperation in MENA Region

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has officially opened its new regional hub in Cairo, Egypt, aimed at enhancing collaboration and partnerships with public and private entities across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The hub was … Read the full press release

EIB and Malta Development Bank Join Forces to Drive Green Transition for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Malta Development Bank (MDB) have formed a partnership aimed at accelerating the green transformation of small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) and public sector entities in Malta. Under this collaboration, the EIB is … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €20 Million Loan to Xnext for Food Safety and Sustainability Innovation

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended a €20 million venture debt loan to Xnext, an Italian start-up specializing in X-ray inspection systems. The loan aims to bolster food safety, support innovation, and promote environmental sustainability. Xnext’s patented … Read the full press release

EU Announces €902 Million Support Package for Jordan, Focusing on Education, Water Infrastructure, and Economic Development

(IN BRIEF) The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, welcomed King Abdullah II of Jordan to Brussels and discussed recent regional developments. During the visit, the EU announced a substantial support package for Jordan worth €902 million, … Read the full press release

EIB and Intesa Sanpaolo Collaborate on €100m Loan to Promote Green Transition in Italian Public Sector

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Intesa Sanpaolo have entered into an agreement for a €100 million loan to facilitate the green transition of the public sector and publicly owned companies in Italy. This initiative marks the first … Read the full press release

EIB Grants €100 Million Loan to Intesa Sanpaolo to Boost Green Transition in Italy’s Public Sector

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement with Intesa Sanpaolo to provide a €100 million loan aimed at supporting the green transition of the public sector and publicly owned companies in Italy. This partnership marks the … Read the full press release

Sustainability at the Forefront: EIB and Crédit Agricole Italia Inject €400 Million into Business Expansion

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Crédit Agricole Italia have signed a €400 million agreement to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and agricultural companies. A significant portion of this funding, over 25%, will be directed towards environmental … Read the full press release

EIB Provides €50 Million for Bocconi University Campus Upgrades and Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €50 million loan agreement with Bocconi University in Milan to support the modernization and decarbonization of its campus facilities. This initial tranche of €30 million will fund the construction, renovation, … Read the full press release

EIB and Deutsche Bank Forge €600 Million Agreement to Bolster Italian SMEs and Mid-Caps

(IN BRIEF) A substantial financial boost of nearly €600 million is set to invigorate Italy, as the EIB Group, comprised of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Investment Fund (EIF), partners with Deutsche Bank. This initiative aims to support … Read the full press release

EIB and Deutsche Bank Collaborate to Inject €600 Million into Italian SMEs and Mid-Caps

(IN BRIEF) A substantial financial boost of nearly €600 million is set to invigorate Italy, as the EIB Group, comprised of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Investment Fund (EIF), partners with Deutsche Bank. This initiative aims to support … Read the full press release

Italian A32 Motorway Gets €247 Million Boost from EIB and Partners

(IN BRIEF) European Investment Bank (EIB), Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), UniCredit, SACE, and Società Italiana per il Traforo Autostradale del Frejus S.p.A (SITAF) have agreed to provide €247 million for the modernization and safety improvement of the A32 motorway … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank (EIB) to provide a €460 million loan to Italy’s Hera Group to support its green transition and sustainability goals

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €460 million loan to Italy’s Hera Group to support its green transition and sustainability goals. The loan aims to strengthen integrated water services, increase renewable energy production, promote energy efficiency, … 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

Northern Italy’s SMEs to Benefit from Banca Cassa di Risparmio di Savigliano and EIF’s Green Transition Partnership

(IN BRIEF) Banca Cassa di Risparmio di Savigliano and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have partnered to support the green transition of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Northern Italy. The EIF has provided a €32.9 million capped guarantee to … Read the full press release

Azimut’s Diversified Corporate Credit ESG-8 Fund Secures €30 Million Investment from EIF

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF), with support from the InvestEU program, has committed €30 million as a cornerstone investor in the Azimut Diversified Corporate Credit ESG-8 fund. The fund, managed by Azimut Investments SA, aims to reach a … 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

EIB supports Italy’s digital ambitions with €360m loan to TIM for 5G expansion

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €360 million loan to TIM, an Italian telecommunications company, to support the expansion of 5G coverage across Italy by the end of 2025 using the 700 MHz bands. The loan, … Read the full press release

CIIP receives €50m funding from EIB to enhance water services in Marche, Italy

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted €50 million to CIIP, the integrated water services provider in the provinces of Ascoli Piceno and Fermo, to improve water and wastewater services in Marche, benefiting over 414,000 people. The funding … Read the full press release

illimity Bank digital arm b-ilty per finanziare le PMI italiane nel nuovo accordo BEI

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) ha firmato un accordo da 200 milioni di euro con illimity Bank per fornire finanziamenti alle piccole e medie imprese (PMI) in Italia. Le due banche mobiliteranno 100 milioni di … Read the full press release

illimity Bank’s digital arm b-ilty to provide funding for Italian SMEs in new EIB deal

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €200m deal with illimity Bank to provide funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Italy. The two banks will mobilize €100m each in 2023 to ensure that SMEs have … Read the full press release

La BEI concede il primo prestito verde al settore idrico a livello globale, con 150 milioni di euro a Iren

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca Europea per gli Investimenti (BEI) ha concesso 150 milioni di euro di finanziamenti legati alla sostenibilità a Iren, uno dei principali fornitori di servizi idrici e multiutility dell’Italia nord-occidentale. Il finanziamento sarà utilizzato per migliorare … Read the full press release

EIB Grants First Green Loan to Water Sector Globally, with €150 Million to Iren

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted €150 million in sustainability-linked financing to Iren, a major water service provider and multi-utility company in north-western Italy. The funding will be used to improve water services for one million people … Read the full press release

BEI e Ministero italiano collaborano per lanciare il Fondo per la Rigenerazione Urbana Sostenibile in Italia

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Il Ministero dell’Interno italiano e la Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) hanno lanciato un fondo tematico da 272 milioni di euro per rafforzare i piani urbanistici integrati delle 14 città metropolitane italiane. Il fondo sosterrà progetti … Read the full press release

EIB and Italian Ministry Collaborate to Launch Fund for Sustainable Urban Regeneration in Italy

(IN BRIEF) The Italian Interior Ministry and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €272 million thematic fund to strengthen the integrated urban plans of Italy’s 14 Metropolitan cities. The fund will support private projects aimed at enhancing sustainable … Read the full press release

EIB, Ferrovie dello Stato, CDP and Intesa Sanpaolo to fund €3.4bn Palermo-Catania rail upgrade

(IN BRIEF) Intesa Sanpaolo, a financial intermediary, has been allocated €500 million out of a €1.3 billion counter-guarantee provided by the European Investment Bank (EIB) in favour of financial intermediaries for the modernisation and upgrade of the Palermo-Catania railway line … Read the full press release