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EIB and IDB jointly support internationalisation of SMEs

The two banks have announced the creation of two facilities for SMEs in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. The facilities aim to increase trade, support the internationalisation of companies and  contribute to the creation of employment in the two regions. It is the first time that both financial institutions cooperate to support SMEs.

EIB backing unlocks GBP 1bn social and urban investment across London

Job creation, quality of life and health standards across London will benefit from GBP 1bn of new urban renewal, social housing and energy efficiency investment over the next four years following agreement of a new GBP 500m lending programme by the European Investment Bank to be matched by financing from the London Green Fund and boroughs across the capital.


EIB supports Hydrobru’s 2015-2019 operational plan with EUR 250m loan

Hydrobru will renovate 125km of sewers and double the capacity of storm drains in the Brussels region over the next five years under its new operational programme. In total, EUR 500m will be invested for these works, which are essential for Brussels and its inhabitants. The combination of EIB financing with support from the regional municipality ensures that the investment will place minimal financial burden on citizens.


How to revitalise finance for SMEs in Europe

This EIB and IMF organised high-level workshop on 23rd October debated how to revitalise finance for SMEs in Europe in the wake of the crisis, to ensure that credit  provision by an impaired banking sector does not become a constraint on recovery. Policy proposals focused on distressed assets and securitisation.

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