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Financed projects by regions

Financed projects by regions

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Originally focused on the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, our operations have been extended to Mediterranean Countries and Europe (including the EU and its neighbors).

Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

The ACP region accounts for the lion’s share of the EIB’s microfinance portfolio, and is steadily growing in its commitment in debt, equity and technical assistance grants.

49%

Percentage of the EIB’s microfinance portfolio set to the ACP region


EUR 567 MILLION

Amount committed in debt, equity and technical assistance grants to Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIV), holdings and financial institutions in ACP




60

Number of MIVs, holdings and financial institutions benefiting from our microfinance investments in ACP regions since inception



Just over half of the ACP portfolio consists of investment in MIVs and holding companies creating greenfield microfinance institutions.

The balance of EIB’s microfinance portfolio consists of direct loans or equity participations in microfinance institutions or banks with a microfinance business line, with the largest country exposures in the Dominican Republic, Tanzania and Kenya.

For more information on the EIB’s microfinance programmes in the ACP region, please click here.

The Mediterranean Region

With the Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP) Trust Fund, the EIB has been active in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region since 2003 and is the third largest microfinance lender in the Mediterranean region.

For further information on Microfinance operations in Mediterranean partner countries, click here.

5%

Percentage of the EIB’s microfinance portfolio set to the MENA region



EUR 52 MILLION

Amount committed in debt, equity and technical assistance grants to Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIV), holdings and financial institutions in MENA


14

Number of MIVs, holdings and financial institutions benefitting from our microfinance investments in MENA since inception




Europe

36%

Percentage of the EIB's microfinance portfolio set to the EU



EUR 420 MILLION

Amount committed in debt and equity to Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIV), holdings and financial institutions in the EU


3

Number of MIVs, holdings and financial institutions benefitting from our microfinance investments in the EU since inception






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