Category Archives: Finance Investments EU

EU Investment Offensive: Commission and EIB launch new advisory service on financial instruments

On 19 January, the European Commission, in partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB), is launching fi-compass, a new advisory service on financial instruments for the European Structural and Investment Funds. This service is part of the “one stop shop” … Continue reading

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EIB continues to support investment to increase energy efficiency of residential buildings in Bucharest

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 22.47 million – the first tranche of an approved EIB loan for a total amount of EUR 136.5 million – to finance the second phase of the refurbishment programme for multi-family housing … Continue reading

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EIB fosters renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in Poland

With the support of the EIB, TAURON Group will expand its electricity distribution networks (around 11 000 new connections) and upgrade the existing equipment, which will predominantly serve to connect new customers to the distribution grid. The company will also … Continue reading

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The European Trust Fund for the Central African Republic

The European Commission, Germany, France and the Netherlands are going to set up the first European Union Trust Fund, the aim of which is to promote the stabilisation and reconstruction of the Central African Republic (CAR). The Fund has been … Continue reading

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Unleashing Europe’s potential through mobilising up to €25 billion of finance for SMEs

European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani has announced that SMEs in Europe will soon have the opportunity to access up to €25 billion of additional finance supported by the COSME programme (the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and … Continue reading

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Unleashing Europe’s potential through mobilising up to €25 billion of finance for SMEs

European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani has announced that SMEs in Europe will soon have the opportunity to access up to €25 billion of additional finance supported by the COSME programme (the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and … Continue reading

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Ukraine: €500 million of EU Macro-Financial Assistance disbursed

The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, today disbursed €500 million to Ukraine, the first loan tranche from the new EU Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA II) programme for the country. This follows a disbursement of €100 million on 20 May … Continue reading

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EIB Trade Finance Facility in Greece is enlarged in geographic scope and receives international award

The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed today an agreement for EUR 75 million with Intesa Sanpaolo, which joins as Confirming Bank in the up to EUR 500 million Trade Finance Facility in Greece, established in June 2013. The agreement was … Continue reading

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EU and EIB Group join forces to support up to €48 billion in R&I investment

The European Commission and the European Investment Bank Group (EIB) today launched a new generation of EU financial instruments and advisory services to help innovative firms access finance more easily. Over the next seven years, it is expected that the … Continue reading

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European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Germany on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a “Partnership Agreement” with Germany setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country’s regions and cities. Today’s agreement paves the way for € 19.2 billion (current … Continue reading

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