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Triodos Bank se asocia con el FEI para ofrecer préstamos a interés reducido para empresas sociales en los países de la UE

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Triodos Bank ha recibido hasta 67 millones de euros en préstamos del Fondo Europeo de Inversiones (FEI) para empresas sociales en Bélgica, Alemania, España y los Países Bajos. El préstamo está respaldado por el programa InvestEU y … Read the full press release

Triodos Bank partners with EIF to Offer Reduced Interest Loans for Social Enterprises in EU Countries

(IN BRIEF) Triodos Bank has received up to €67 million in loans from the European Investment Fund (EIF) for social enterprises in Belgium, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands. The loan is backed by the InvestEU program and will allow Triodos … Read the full press release

Dritte Erweiterung der Handelsfinanzierungsfazilität der EIB für Griechenland erreicht 550 Millionen US-Dollar

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Investitionsbank (EIB) und die HSBC Bank haben eine neue Handelsfinanzierungspartnerschaft im Wert von 200 Millionen Euro in Athen angekündigt. Die Initiative wird Handels- und Exportfinanzierungsdienstleistungen unterstützen, die von teilnehmenden griechischen Banken für lokale Unternehmen bereitgestellt werden, … Read the full press release

Third Expansion of EIB’s Trade Finance Facility for Greece Reaches $550 Million

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and HSBC Bank have announced a new EUR 200 million trade finance partnership in Athens. The initiative will support trade and export finance services provided by participating Greek banks to local companies, addressing … Read the full press release

L’application Caura All-in-One Motoring reçoit un investissement de 4 millions de livres sterling du Lloyds Banking Group pour simplifier la propriété d’une voiture

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Lloyds Banking Group a investi 4 millions de livres sterling dans Caura, une application automobile tout-en-un primée conçue pour simplifier la possession d’une voiture pour les conducteurs britanniques. Caura, disponible sur iOS et Android, fournit une interface … Read the full press release

Caura All-in-One Motoring App receives £4 Million Investment from Lloyds Banking Group to Simplify Car Ownership

(IN BRIEF) Lloyds Banking Group has invested £4 million in Caura, an award-winning all-in-one motoring app designed to simplify car ownership for UK drivers. Caura, available on iOS and Android, provides a single, highly intuitive interface for all driving-related payments, … Read the full press release

Österreichische Tourismuswirtschaft erhält Schub mit 150 Mio. Euro Kredit für nachhaltige Projekte

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Investitionsbank (EIB) hat der Österreichischen Hotel- und Tourismusbank (ÖHT) ein Darlehen in Höhe von 150 Millionen Euro gewährt, um kleine und mittlere Unternehmen (KMU) der Freizeit- und Tourismusbranche in Österreich zu unterstützen. Das Darlehen soll es … Read the full press release

Austrian tourism industry receives boost with €150 million loan for sustainable projects

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €150 million loan to Österreichische Hotel- und Tourismusbank (ÖHT) to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the leisure and tourism industry in Austria. The loan is designed to enable … Read the full press release

October SME V fund reaches €100 million in total commitments with backing from EIF and Invest-NL

(IN BRIEF)The European Investment Fund (EIF) has announced that the European SME lending platform October has secured a €35 million commitment from the EIF and Dutch impact investor Invest-NL for its most recent debt fund for small businesses, October SME … Read the full press release

El fondo SME V de octubre alcanza los 100 millones de euros en compromisos totales con el respaldo del FEI e Invest-NL

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) LUXEMBURGO, 19-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Fund (EIF), parte del Grupo del Banco Europeo de Inversiones y establecido para apoyar a las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) de Europa, anuncia que la plataforma europea de … Read the full press release

Nuwart, a platform for decentralized Art ownership

Nuwart has unveiled its platform, the one that enables users to join together in the collective purchase of artworks from renowned artists such as Warhol, Rodin, and Picasso. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Nuwart, a Paris-based startup, has … 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

El Banco Europeo de Inversiones (BEI) y el Fondo Europeo de Inversiones (FEI) firman una operación de alivio de capital con Santander Consumer Bank en apoyo de las pymes en Polonia

Una titulización sintética, en la que el FEI y el BEI brindan protección en un tramo mezzanine y un tramo senior, reducen el riesgo para Santander Consumer Bank S.A. y permiten que el originador libere la mayoría del capital asignado … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to provide EUR 60 million loan to ProCredit Bank in Bulgaria in support of SMEs impacted by the war on Ukraine

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced a 60 million loan to ProCredit Bank in Bulgaria in support of SMEs in the country impacted by … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to provide EUR 15 million loan to OTP Bank in Moldova in support of local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the country

EBRD lends €15 million to OTP Bank Moldova Financing is for investment support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises Project is supported by EU with incentive grants under the EU4Business Initiative (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank (EIB) to loan EUR 100 million to SG Equipment Leasing Polska aimed at green financing of SMEs in Poland

SG EQUIPMENT LEASING POLSKA (SGEF Poland) receives EIB financing of EUR 100m to support the development of SMEs and Midcaps in Poland. The loan will facilitate acceleration of pro-climate action, especially projects supporting greenhouse gases reduction and low-carbon emissions. (PRESS … Read the full press release

EIB, EIF and LBBW partner over helping SMEs in Germany coup with the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic and inflation

LBBW will provide loans of up to €960 million on favourable terms to small businesses (SMEs) in Germany. The synthetic securitisation transaction between the EIB, EIF and LBBW aims to assist SMEs with their recovery from the negative impact of the … Read the full press release

La BEI, le FEI et LBBW s’associent pour aider les PME allemandes à faire face à l’impact négatif de la pandémie de coronavirus et de l’inflation

LBBW accordera des prêts allant jusqu’à 960 millions d’euros à des conditions favorables aux petites entreprises (PME) en Allemagne. L’opération de titrisation synthétique entre la BEI, le FEI et LBBW vise à aider les PME à se remettre de l’impact négatif … 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

ABB Technology Ventures beteiligt sich mit einer Minderheitsbeteiligung am Gewinner der Startup Challenge 2021 von ABB Electrification

ABB erweitert mit Zusammenarbeit Innovationsökosystem und baut digitales Portfolio ihrer Division Smart Power aus Dank Tallarna-Software können Kunden erfolgsversprechende Investitionen in Dekarbonisierung identifizieren und finanzielle Risiken minimieren Tallarna hilft, optimale Lösungen zu finden, um die Energieeffizienz voranzutreiben und Energiekosten zu … Read the full press release

ABB Technology Ventures makes a minority investment in the winner of the ABB Electrification’s 2021 Startup Challenge

Collaboration further expands ABB’s innovation ecosystem strategy and strengthens digital portfolio of its Smart Power division Tallarna’s software helps customers identify successful decarbonization investments and mitigate financial risks Tallarna helps identify optimal solutions for energy efficiency projects and energy cost … Read the full press release

ABB Technology Ventures fait un investissement minoritaire dans le gagnant du Startup Challenge 2021 d’ABB Electrification

La collaboration élargit encore la stratégie d’écosystème d’innovation d’ABB et renforce le portefeuille numérique de sa division Smart Power Le logiciel de Tallarna aide les clients à identifier les investissements de décarbonation réussis et à atténuer les risques financiers Tallarna … Read the full press release

KfW Research: the green restructuring of the German economy is already underway

It played a role for close to 60% of newly founded businesses in 2021 Climate action is the focus of one in ten start-ups Young entrepreneurs are in the lead, with under-30s twice as likely to have climate action offerings … Read the full press release

KfW Research : la restructuration verte de l’économie allemande est déjà en cours

Il a joué un rôle pour près de 60 % des entreprises nouvellement créées en 2021 L’action pour le climat est au centre d’une start-up sur dix Les jeunes entrepreneurs sont en tête, les moins de 30 ans étant deux … Read the full press release

The Solas Sustainable Energy Fund ICAV (SSEF) now has €220 million in committed capital  aimed at supporting energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across the European Union

SSEF, backed by its cornerstone investors including MEAG (the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO) and the EIB, and supported by the EU LIFE Programme, is providing financing for much-needed energy efficiency and behind-the-meter renewable energy projects across the … Read the full press release

Der Solas Sustainable Energy Fund ICAV (SSEF) verfügt jetzt über 220 Millionen € an gebundenem Kapital mit dem Ziel, Energieeffizienz- und erneuerbare Energieprojekte in der gesamten Europäischen Union zu unterstützen

SSEF, das von seinen Hauptinvestoren, darunter MEAG (der Vermögensverwalter von Munich Re und ERGO) und der EIB, unterstützt und vom EU-LIFE-Programm unterstützt wird, stellt Finanzierungen für dringend benötigte Energieeffizienz- und erneuerbare Energieprojekte hinter dem Zähler bereit die Europäische Union. Die … Read the full press release

New 6G NeXt consortium launched in Berlin to address the 6G requirements for real-time and reliable transmission of XR applications

6G NeXt investigates 6G requirements for real-time and reliable transmission of demanding XR applications Project to develop end to end system with high-speed software layer that merges data processing and connectivity Anti-collision system and holographic 3D communication to be tested … Read the full press release

Lancement du nouveau consortium 6G NeXt à Berlin pour répondre aux exigences de la 6G en matière de transmission fiable et en temps réel des applications XR

6G NeXt étudie les exigences 6G pour une transmission fiable et en temps réel des applications XR exigeantes Projet de développement d’un système de bout en bout avec une couche logicielle à haut débit qui fusionne le traitement des données … Read the full press release

CPSoSaware trials for Automotive and Manufacturing pillars

(PRESS RELEASE) RIO-PATRAS, Greece, 26-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — In the framework of EU funded Project CPSoSaware, pilot trials for Cyber-Physical Systems of Systems (CPSoS) demonstrations are going to take place during the 4th quarter of 2022. The trials will be … Read the full press release