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Unicredit CEE Umbrella - Uncapped Guarantee


The Operation aims to provide lnvestEU guarantee support to a so-called "Umbrella structure". Under such a structure, the Coordination Entity acts as a central point of contact, coordinating and managing the umbrella, which includes a number of financial institutions, the Participating Entities. The Participating Entities are expected to provide a combination of investment and working capital financing in the form of loans and leases to eligible final recipients under the targeted
portfolios and policy areas. The targeted portfolios expected to be supported by the lnvestEU guarantee are as follows:

  • Sustainability Guarantee 
  • SME Competitiveness Guarantee Product (Higher Risk Category 3)
  • Innovation and Digitalisation Guarantee 
  • Cultural and Creative Sector Guarantee Product
InvestEU operation amount EUR 85,2 million 
Sector Manufacturing, Professional and scientific activities, Information and Communication, Wholesale and Retail trade, Cultural and Creative sectors.
Policy window Social investment and skills (SISW)
Approval by the Investment Committee 10 November 2022

Links and documents

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

2 AUGUST 2023
Conclusions - UniCredit Umbrella
2 AUGUST 2023
Scoreboard - UniCredit Umbrella

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Policy window
  • SMEs (SMEW)
  • Sustainable Infrastructure (SIW)
Eligible areas
  • Energy
  • Mobility
  • Environment
  • Research, development and innovation
  • SMEs and small mid-caps
  • Cultural, creative sectors and media
  • Industrial Site Rehabilitation
  • Sustainable bioeconomy
  • Seas and oceans
Implementing partner
  • EIF