Tag Archives: Paolo Gentiloni

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 NIB Commit €371 Million for H2 Green Steel’s Revolutionary Low-Carbon Plant

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have joined forces to provide €371 million in financing for H2 Green Steel’s groundbreaking steel plant project in Boden, Sweden. Backed by the European Union’s InvestEU program, … Read the full press release

Pioneering Green Steel Project in Sweden Attracts Significant Investment from European Banks

(IN BRIEF) H2 Green Steel, a Swedish company, has secured significant financial support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for its pioneering green steel project in Northern Sweden. This project aims to revolutionize the … Read the full press release

EIB and Vitalia Sign €90 Million Agreement to Enhance Elderly Care Facilities Across Seven Spanish Regions

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Vitalia have inked a €90 million loan deal to fund the development of new healthcare facilities, including residential and outpatient care centers, primarily catering to the elderly population in seven regions of … 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

European Investment Bank and Antibiotice Collaborate to Boost Medicine Production in Romania

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Romania’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, Antibiotice, have partnered to support the production of medicines in Romania. Through a €25 million loan agreement, the EIB will finance the construction of a modern production, packaging, … Read the full press release

EIF and Millennium bcp Partner to Provide €405 Million in InvestEU Financing to Portuguese SMEs

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Millennium bcp (BCP) have signed a €405 million InvestEU-backed guarantee agreement to support investment in Portugal. The financing will focus on key EU priorities, including sustainability, innovation, digitalization, social entrepreneurship, and more. … Read the full press release

EIB Backs Dutch Climate Tech Battolyser Systems with €40 Million Investment for Green Hydrogen Production

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has sealed a €40 million financing agreement with Dutch climate tech scale-up Battolyser Systems. Supported by the InvestEU Fund guarantee, this investment will enable Battolyser Systems to expand its production facility in Rotterdam … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and Fintech Firm Invoier Join Forces to Empower SMEs in Sweden

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedish fintech firm Invoier have entered into a significant €58 million guarantee agreement to enhance funding accessibility for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other businesses through loans and invoice trading. Supported … Read the full press release

EIB Backs Polish company SDS Optic Inc. with €10 Million Investment in Cutting-Edge Cancer Detection Tech

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €10 million loan agreement with Polish company SDS Optic Inc. to support the development and commercialization of their innovative cancer detection technology platform, inPROBE®. SDS Optic specializes in diagnostic and … Read the full press release

EIF Invests €40 Million in Blume Equity to Boost European Climate Tech Startups

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) is injecting €40 million into Blume Equity, a leading European climate tech growth fund, with support from the InvestEU program. This investment, one of EIF’s largest in a first-time growth-stage fund, aims to … Read the full press release

EIF and Arbevel Partner to Provide €72 Million Boost for SMEs and Sustainability through InvestEU

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) backed by the InvestEU program has partnered with Arbevel to provide a portfolio guarantee of up to €72 million in financing for SMEs and lower mid-caps. This agreement encompasses three InvestEU windows: “Innovation … Read the full press release

EIF and Banco Santander Partner to Support SMEs with €200 Million Guarantee for Green and Digital Innovations

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Banco Santander have signed an InvestEU portfolio guarantee agreement worth €200 million to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps in Spain and other EU countries. With this guarantee, Banco … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Bulgarian Development Bank Collaborate to Enhance SME Financing in Bulgaria

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) have signed a €175 million loan agreement to improve access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in Bulgaria. The loan aims to support companies … Read the full press release

Netherlands-Based Rocsys BV Receives €18 Million Funding Boost from European Investment Bank

(IN BRIEF) Rocsys BV, a Netherlands-based provider of autonomous charging solutions for electric transport, has secured an €18 million investment deal with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The agreement, made possible through the InvestEU programme, aims to accelerate the development … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund Grants €110 Million Guarantee to BPER Banca Group to Support SMEs and Sustainable Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided a guarantee worth €110 million to the BPER Banca Group, comprising BPER Banca and Banco di Sardegna, with the assistance of Banca Finint. This agreement aims to boost investments by small … 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

Spanish Social Impact Fund ‘IB Deuda Impacto España’ Receives €30 Million Investment from EIF

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has committed €30 million as a cornerstone investment in the ‘IB Deuda Impacto España’ fund, which supports Spanish businesses investing in high social impact areas. MicroBank, CaixaBank’s social arm, has also contributed €10 … 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 Program Facilitates Access to Finance for Portuguese SMEs through Caixa Geral de Depósitos and EIF Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have signed an agreement to provide up to €378 million in new credit lines for Portuguese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Supported by the InvestEU program, the … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Backs Wingcopter’s Pioneering Drone Delivery Technology with €40 Million Investment

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) is investing €40 million in Wingcopter, a European drone delivery technology company. Wingcopter’s electrically powered unmanned aircraft have already been successfully used in small-scale commercial and humanitarian projects, including delivering medical supplies in … 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

BBVA and EIF Commit €200 Million to Help Spanish Startups Embrace Sustainability and Digitalisation

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and BBVA have signed an agreement under the InvestEU guarantee program to provide a €200 million guarantee to help BBVA’s specialised startup initiative, BBVA Spark, support startups with innovative and sustainable value propositions. … Read the full press release

Die EIF-Garantie von Ark Kapital zur Unterstützung nachhaltigkeits-, innovations- und digitalisierungsgetriebener Unternehmen

(IN KÜRZE) Ark Kapital, ein technologieorientierter Kreditgeber, hat sich eine Portfoliogarantie des Europäischen Investitionsfonds (EIF) gesichert, um den Zugang zu Finanzmitteln für Hightech-KMU zu verbessern. Die Garantie ermöglicht es Ark Kapital, über 146 Millionen Euro an neuen Finanzierungen in den … Read the full press release

Ark Kapital’s EIF guarantee to support sustainability, innovation, and digitalisation-driven enterprises

(IN BRIEF) Ark Kapital, a tech-focused lender, has secured a portfolio guarantee from the European Investment Fund (EIF) to improve access to finance for high-tech SMEs. The guarantee enables Ark Kapital to offer over €146 million in new financing across … Read the full press release

EIF unterzeichnet erste PaaS-Garantievereinbarung mit der schwedischen Finanzierungsplattform Lisa&

(IN KÜRZE) Der Europäische Investitionsfonds (EIF) und die schwedische Finanzierungsplattform Lisa& haben eine Garantievereinbarung unterzeichnet, um schwedischen Unternehmen mit einem zirkulären Geschäftsmodell über 278 Millionen SEK (24,8 Millionen Euro) anzubieten. Die Transaktion wird durch das Nachhaltigkeitsfenster des InvestEU-Programms der Europäischen … Read the full press release

EIF Signs First PaaS Guarantee Agreement with Swedish Financing Platform Lisa&

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedish financing platform Lisa& have signed a guarantee agreement to offer over SEK 278 million (€24.8 million) for Swedish companies with a circular business model. The deal will be supported by the … Read the full press release

Banco BPI associa-se ao Fundo Europeu de Investimento para oferecer crédito sustentável às PME portuguesas

(NOTÍCIA EM BREVE) O Banco BPI e o Fundo Europeu de Investimento (FEI) assinaram um acordo para conceder até 155 milhões de euros em empréstimos a pequenas e médias empresas (PME) portuguesas. O acordo, apoiado pelo programa InvestEU, visa melhorar … Read the full press release

Banco BPI joins forces with European Investment Fund to offer sustainable loans to Portuguese SMEs

(IN BRIEF) Banco BPI and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have signed an agreement to provide up to €155 million in loans to Portuguese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The agreement, supported by the InvestEU programme, aims to improve access … Read the full press release

Merkur Andelskasse proposera un financement abordable pour des initiatives durables au Danemark avec la garantie du FEI

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Merkur Andelskasse, l’une des principales institutions financières du Danemark, a signé un accord de garantie avec le Fonds européen d’investissement (FEI) dans le cadre du programme InvestEU. Cet accord permettra à Merkur d’offrir une gamme de solutions … Read the full press release

Merkur Andelskasse to offer affordable financing for sustainable initiatives in Denmark with EIF guarantee

(IN BRIEF) Merkur Andelskasse, one of the leading financial institutions in Denmark, has signed a guarantee agreement with the European Investment Fund (EIF) under the InvestEU programme. This agreement will allow Merkur to offer a range of lending solutions to … Read the full press release

The European Investment Fund (EIF) commits EUR 50 million to the World Fund, Europe’s leading climate tech VC fund

World Fund invests in European climate tech start-ups The start-ups have the potential to save at least 100 million tons of CO2-equivalents per year The funds will be deployed across Europe – with a partial remit to invest in Germany … Read the full press release

El Fondo Europeo de Inversiones (FEI) compromete EUR 50 millones para el Fondo Mundial, el fondo de capital de riesgo de tecnología climática líder en Europa

El Fondo Mundial invierte en nuevas empresas europeas de tecnología climática Las empresas emergentes tienen el potencial de ahorrar al menos 100 millones de toneladas de equivalentes de CO2 por año. Los fondos se desplegarán en toda Europa, con un … Read the full press release

EIB signs €125 million loan with Livie to accelerate construction of affordable housing in France

€125 million loan granted to BATIGERE Network subsidiary dedicated to building affordable housing in France 1 500 home builds planned over five years for 3 500 residents Operation guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) (PRESS RELEASE) KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 11-Jan-2021 — … Read the full press release

The World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World Unprecedented participation expected from global leaders including 70 heads of state or government and 38 heads … Read the full press release

Eni and FCA to develop research projects and technological applications to reduce CO2 emissions from road transport vehicles

The agreement, which focuses on new technological applications for sustainable mobility, was signed at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, by the chief executives of the two companies, Claudio Descalzi and Sergio … Read the full press release