Guarantees & Securitisation

Guarantees & Securitisation

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We provide guarantees covering risks of large and small projects, as well as loan portfolios to make them more attractive to other investors or to provide potential economic and regulatory capital relief. We provide guarantees for senior and subordinated debt, either in a standard form or as a debt service guarantee similar to that offered by monoline insurers. Beneficiaries can be large private and public projects or partner intermediaries providing financing to medium-sized enterprises (Midcaps).

Guarantees for SME portfolios are provided by the EIF.

Advantages of a guarantee

Depending on the underlying funding structure of the operation, a guarantee may be more attractive than one of our loans. It may either provide greater value-added or require lower capital charges.

Guarantee instruments

The EIB offers a variety of guarantee instruments, covering risks of a single or several projects. Instruments may also be provided in collaboration with the European Commission, e.g. the Project Bond Credit Enhancement or the SME funding schemes such as InnovFin, which boosts research, development and innovation.