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España: BEI- Banco Popular: 500 millones de EUR para pymes

  •  Release date: 19/09/2014
El Banco Europeo de Inversiones (BEI) y Banco Popular han firmado un préstamo por valor de 250 millones de EUR que se destinará a la financiación de PYMES (hasta 250 empleados) y empresas de mediana dimensión, (hasta 3000 empleados). Adicionalmente, como parte del acuerdo, el Banco Popular realizará una contribución adicional de otros 250 millones de EUR, con lo que el volumen total de financiación puesto a disposición de  las PYMES ascenderá a 500 millones de euros.

Cyprus: EIB renews cooperation with major Cypriot banks in support of SMEs and youth employment

  •  Release date: 19/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) renews its cooperation with the Bank of Cyprus and the Hellenic Bank and authorises new lines of credit, totalling up to EUR 125 million for SMEs.

EU supports development of Moldova’s agriculture with EUR 120 million

  •  Release date: 19/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 120 million to support SMEs and micro enterprises active in Moldova’s horticultural sector. Improving access to finance will help increase the sector’s competiveness and product quality, and facilitate exports from Moldova to diverse markets.

EUR 815 million support for transport and energy in Greece

  •  Release date: 18/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing up to EUR 815 million for motorways, the Thessaloniki metro and an improved electricity transmission network in Greece.

Hungary: EIB continues to support Hungarian SMEs and midcaps through expanded cooperation with the Magyar Export-Import Bank Zrt. (Eximbank)

  •  Release date: 17/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a credit line of EUR 200 million to Eximbank to support undertakings by SMEs and midcaps located throughout Hungary. A minimum of 70% of the EIB loan will be dedicated to SMEs while the remaining 30% may be utilised to support projects carried out by midcap companies.

More EIB support for infrastructure, innovation and SMEs in Europe

  •  Release date: 16/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) continues strong support for investment in strategic infrastructure and innovation, as well as by small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and mid-cap companies, across the European Union.

EIB increases CAB 2026 alongside climate finance commitment with global MDBs

  •  Release date: 12/09/2014
CAB 2026 increased to EUR 750m just a week after launchEIB’s Green Bond issuance at record EUR 6.5bn ahead of the UNSG SummitJoint statement highlights MDBs’ agreement to reinforce climate finance

Czech Republic: EIB Continues to Support Urban Infrastructure Development in Ostrava

  •  Release date: 12/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending CZK 1 billion (approx. EUR 37 million) to finance the development of municipal infrastructure in Ostrava, the third largest city of the Czech Republic located in Northern Moravia.

Romania: EIB increases its support for Romanian SMEs and mid-cap companies channelled through CEC Bank by EUR 100 million

  •  Release date: 11/09/2014
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is granting a EUR 100 million loan to CEC Bank Romania to co-finance projects to be carried out by SMEs, mid-caps and public sector companies in the industrial and services sectors, including tourism and infrastructure.

Multilateral Development Banks agree to reinforce climate financing in advance of UN summit

  •  Release date: 11/09/2014
The world’s six multilateral development banks today reaffirmed their shared commitment to lead by example by continuing to reinforce and further develop climate financing through a joint statement issued in advance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Summit being convened in New York on 23rd September.

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