InvestEU: Iceland and Norway join programme for green, digital and SME financing in Europe
The Commission has signed contribution agreements with Iceland and Norway under InvestEU, making them the first non-EU countries participating in the programme. Together, the two contribution agreements are worth up to €490 million.
InvestEU: European Investment Fund and Lithuanian SME Bank support businesses in the Baltics and beyond
The EIF and Lithuania's SME Bank have signed a new guarantee agreement under the InvestEU programme to guarantee a portfolio of more than €37 million in new loans for micro and small enterprises and small mid-caps in the Baltics, Finland and the Netherlands.
InvestEU: EIF commits €60 million to the European NewSpace Fund Alpine Space Ventures
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is committing €60 million in equity to Alpine Space Ventures (ASV), a Germany-based venture capital fund focusing on the NewSpace sector. The funding is backed by InvestEU Programme.
InvestEU: first loan guarantees approved for Caisse des Dépôts
As part of the guarantee agreement signed on 20 December 2022 between the European Commission and CDC for €350 million, the InvestEU Investment Committee approved an initial €80m guarantee for two debt framework operations offered by CDC...
InvestEU: EIF and Qredits sign agreement to unlock €100 million for Dutch micro-entrepreneurs
Leading Dutch microfinance provider Qredits has signed a new guarantee agreement with the European Investment Fund (EIF) to provide at least €100 million financing to Dutch micro-entrepreneurs.
InvestEU: EIF and UniCredit sign agreements to channel €1 billion to small businesses across seven countries in Central and Eastern Europe
The EIF will provide two guarantees worth around €370 million to UniCredit Group to finance approximately €1 billion of investment made by small businesses in seven countries across Central and Eastern Europe.
InvestEU: EIF and Finnvera sign agreement channelling €280 million to small businesses in Finland to boost green transition, innovation and digitalisatio
The European Investment Fund (EIF) will provide a €170 million guarantee to Finnvera Plc, the national promotional institution and official export credit agency of Finland, to finance approximately €280 million of investment by small companies in Finland.
InvestEU: EIF guarantees Denmark's Export and Investment Fund to accelerate digitalisation of Danish SMEs with DKK 318 million in new financing
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Denmark's Export and Investment Fund have signed a guarantee agreement to support over DKK 318 million.
InvestEU: EIF and BBVA sign €200 million guarantee agreement to support startups with innovative and sustainable investment plans
The EIF is granting a €200 million guarantee to BBVA to enable it to offer more financing opportunities to startups via its BBVA Spark unit.This agreement was made possible with the support of the InvestEU programme.
InvestEU: EIF and microStart unlock €30 million for Belgian microenterprises
The European Investment Fund has agreed to provide a guarantee to leading Belgian microfinance institution microStart, which will unlock at least €30 million of financing for Belgian microenterprises.