The European Investment Fund and Caixa Geral de Depósitos sign InvestEU-backed guarantee agreement to provide €378 million of financing for SMEs in Portugal

  •   Release date: 31 May 2023
Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) signed a guarantee agreement to mobilize up to €378 million in new credit lines to improve access to finance for Portuguese small and medium-sized companies (SMEs).

InvestEU: EIF signs agreement with Erste Group using EU guarantee to unlock finance for social enterprises

  •   Release date: 26 May 2023
Backed by the Social Investment and Skills window of the InvestEU programme, the European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee agreement for €53 million with Erste Group that is expected to unlock more than €66 million for social entrepreneurs operating in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. The transaction should benefit more than 500 social enterprises, which often have trouble obtaining credit, and create around 1 750 ...

InvestEU: European Investment Fund and Lithuanian SME Bank support businesses in the Baltics and beyond

  •   Release date: 25 May 2023
The EIF and Lithuania’s SME Bank have signed a new guarantee agreement under the InvestEU programme to guarantee a portfolio of more than €37 million in new loans for micro and small enterprises and small mid-caps in the Baltics, Finland and the Netherlands

InvestEU: EIF commits €60 million to the European NewSpace Fund Alpine Space Ventures

  •   Release date: 25 May 2023
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is committing €60 million in equity to Alpine Space Ventures (ASV), a Germany-based venture capital fund focusing on the NewSpace sector. The funding is backed by InvestEU and the CASSINI investing facility of the European Space programme, as well as by the European Recovery Programme (ERP) of the German government. 

EIB Group and BNP Paribas sign new securitisation to support French SMEs and mid-caps

  •   Release date: 22 May 2023
For the third time since 2017, the EIB Group — the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF) — and BNP Paribas are launching a synthetic securitisation to support French companies. 
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