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Lending platform Lendix announces new EUR 200m fund for European SMEs

    Date: 17 January 2018
The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group via the European Investment Fund (EIF), CNP Assurances, Eiffel IM, Groupama, Zencap AM, Matmut and Decaux Frères Investissements are among the first investors involved in this new loan programme for SMEs. EUR 120m have already been committed and the first loans will be made in February.

This new financing follows on from a EUR 90m fund, closed in July 2017, which has supported nearly 250 European SMEs.

Many of the current investors have reaffirmed their support for the platform; in particular the EIB Group through the EIF, which already invested EUR 18.5m in July last year, is renewing its commitment, in line with the increased fund size.

This new commitment by leading institutional investors will boost Lendix’s capacity to support the development of more than 600 micro-enterprises and SMEs,” said Lendix’s founder Olivier Goy.

“We are particularly proud to have the support of Spanish and Italian investors for the first time. This strengthens our European positioning,” added Lendix's COO Patrick de Nonneville.

Our contribution to the fund reflects our strong commitment to French and European SMEs”, stated EIF Chief Executive Pier Luigi Gilibert. “Our objective is to support the development of companies while facilitating their access to new and attractive financing methods. Through the support it provides, Lendix is perfectly in line with the EIF’s remit to finance and assist European SMEs in their development strategies”.

Thanks to this new capital, Lendix aims to finance European SMEs with loan amounts ranging from EUR 30 000 to EUR 5m.

About Lendix

Lendix is the leading European SME lending platform in France and continental Europe (source: Altfi) and among the 50 “Leading Established FinTech” in the global ranking list “FinTech 100” compiled by KPMG and H2 Ventures in 2017. Lendix enables SMEs to borrow directly from individual and institutional lenders. Lenders invest their savings usefully and profitably to facilitate the funding of the real economy whilst businesses find new, simple and effective sources of finance independently of banks. Lendix has already originated EUR 150m of loans for more than 300 development projects by SMEs of all sizes and from all sectors. Lendix operates in France, Spain and Italy.

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