Further EU support for Vækstfonden to boost Danish SMEs

  •   Release date: 01 April 2020
The European Investment Fund (EIF) has signed an agreement with the Danish national promotional institution (NPI) Vækstfonden in support of local SMEs. The EIF will double its existing guarantee for financing that targets SMEs, for which normal bank financing can be scarce. The EIF operation is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI),> the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe, or Juncker Plan.

Gilde Healthcare raises €416 million ($450 million) venture and growth capital fund with EIF support

  •   Release date: 31 March 2020
Gilde Healthcare is announcing the first and final close of Gilde Healthcare V, a €416 million ($450 million) venture and growth capital fund. The new fund, which was oversubscribed, targets growth opportunities in a broad range of healthcare sectors including digital health, medtech and therapeutics both in Europe and North America. The fund will have a special attention for private healthcare companies enabling improved care at affordable cost.

EIB Group will rapidly mobilise up to EUR 40 billion to fight crisis caused by Covid-19 and calls on Member States to set up a further guarantee for SME and mid-cap support from EIB Group and national promotional banks

  •   Release date: 17 March 2020
The rapid spread of the virus is putting a heavy strain on both public health and the economy. Today the European Investment Bank Group (EIBG) has proposed measures to be taken in cooperation with the European Commission and national partners in support of European companies, health expenditure, and the EU economy as a whole.

Prime Minister welcomes €500 million Greek business investment scheme

  •   Release date: 06 March 2020
Small and medium sized businesses across Greece will benefit from a new €500 million investment programme launched by Prime Minister Mitsotakis and EIB Vice President Andrew McDowell in Athens earlier today.

Innovative collaboration will use social impact bond to help young people get back on track

  •   Release date: 04 March 2020
Conegliano (Tv), 2 March 2020 – The European Investment Fund (EIF, part of the EIB Group) has signed an agreement with Finint Investments SGR to join the investor pool of the PMI Italia II private debt fund. The EIF investment of EUR 30 million is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), Private Credit Tailored for SMEs, and has disposable resources of EUR 110 million.

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