Austria: EIB Group and Hypo Vorarlberg join forces to support climate investment

  •   Release date: 28 February 2024
The EIB Group, consisting of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Investment Fund (EIF), has provided Hypo Vorarlberg with a €61 million guarantee on the mezzanine tranche of a synthetic securitisation transaction on a €360 million portfolio of loans to small businesses and mid-caps mainly originated in Austria. The significant risk transfer operation will provide capital relief to create space in Hypo Vorarlberg’s balance sheet and enable the ...
 

DBT Capital secures SEK 285 million to lend to Swedish SMEs with EIF backing

  •   Release date: 21 February 2024
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed a guarantee transaction worth SEK 114 million with Swedish SME lender DBT Capital. The transaction, which covers two distinct investment areas — innovation and digitalisation on one side, and sustainability on the other — will allow DBT to make available a new portfolio of SME-lending of up to SEK 285 million to further support innovation-driven Swedish companies by providing them with debt financing for sustainability, innovation and ...
 

EIF and BT Mic, a New InvestEU Commitment to Facilitate the Access to Finance for 10,000 Micro Businesses

  •   Release date: 19 February 2024
The InvestEU Microfinance, Social and Skills Guarantee Product is offering access to finance for 10,000 microenterprises from various sectors, including agriculture.
 

OCCTE receives €75 million commitment from European Investment Fund to support its OCCIGEN investment strategy for the energy transition in France

  •   Release date: 14 February 2024
OCCTE, a management company based in the Occitanie region focused on the energy transition and sustainable economy sectors, has announced a commitment from the European Investment Fund (EIF) to its first fund, OCCIGEN.
 

Spain, InvestEU: EIF and ICF join forces to mobilise €64 million to support social enterprises and cultural and creative businesses in Catalonia

  •   Release date: 12 February 2024
With the support of the InvestEU programme, the European Investment Fund (EIF) will provide the Catalan Finance Institute (ICF) with a capped portfolio guarantee that will leverage €64 million in support of social enterprises and entities within the cultural and creative sector in Catalonia. This transaction is the first guarantee agreement between the two institutions and is expected to have a significant positive impact on SMEs operating in Catalonia. The InvestEU programme aims to ...
 
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