The EIB offers a variety of guarantee instruments, covering risks of a single or several projects. Our guarantees unlock additional financing for small- and medium-sized enterprises or mid-caps by covering a portion of possible losses from a portfolio of loans. In some cases, the Bank also guarantees possible losses from a project to unlock additional investments
Four key benefits
Funded or unfunded guarantee structures can both be considered.
Credit risk protection and possible reduction of the portfolio’s economic capital allocation.
Tenor of the guarantee linked to the maturity profile of the underlying exposure.
The EIB’s financing is often seen as a quality stamp, helping the project attract additional investors.