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Increase of Framework Operation #3


The Framework Operation targets Sub-Projects to be entered into with financial intermediaries supporting micro-enterprises, micro-borrowers and/or social enterprises. It builds on the implementation of the previous guarantee programme managed by the EIF, namely the EaSl Guarantee Financial Instrument ("EaSl GFI"). The increase of the guarantee amount reflects the strong take-up of this InvestEU product by the market.

InvestEU operation amount EUR 75 million 
Sector Wholesale and retail trade Agriculture Human health Social work
Policy window Social investment and skills
Approval by the Investment Committee 09 February 2023

Links and documents

For further details about signed operations under InvestEU, see Access to EU Finance

22 JUNE 2023
Conclusions - Increase of Framework Operation #3 for Microfinance and Social Enterprises


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Policy window
  • Social investment and skills (SISW)
Eligible areas
  • SMEs and small mid-caps
  • Social investments
  • Seas and oceans
Implementing partner
  • EIF