What is eligible
Financial instruments implemented by the EIB provide support to final recipients via financial intermediaries in the form of:
- Quasi-equity and/or direct equity
Check the active EIB financial instruments in your country, to discover if your project is eligible for financing.
Eligible financial intermediaries include banks, financial institutions, investment funds (including special purpose entities), fund managers or other financial intermediaries, public or private. The selected financial intermediaries can receive financing from the established funds of funds in the form of:
- Loans to support working capital and investments promoted by eligible projects/final recipients
- Guarantees designed to lower repayment risk
- Equity investments, mainly through funds to support the growth of companies
Interested financial intermediaries can participate in the programme via on-going calls for expression of interest.