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    € 250,000,000
    Italy : € 250,000,000
    Credit lines : € 250,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    24/05/2012 : € 250,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    24 February 2012
    Signed | 24/05/2012
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    BNL and BPLG Loan for SMEs III

    Banca Nazionale del Lavoro S.p.A. (BNL) and BNP Paribas Lease Group S.p.A. (BPLG).

    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 250 million
    Not applicable

    Line of credit to finance, via leasing schemes and/or medium and long-term lending, eligible investments promoted by small and medium-sized enterprises throughout Italy.

    To sustain small and medium-sized projects contributing to the reinforcement of the productivity and competitiveness of smaller SMEs (for at least 70% of the facility amount). Part of the EIB funds could be channelled to projects in the energy, environment and knowledge economy sectors as well as in convergence areas and midcaps.

    Environmental aspects

    Final beneficiaries will be requested to comply with applicable EU or national legislation, as appropriate.

    Final beneficiaries will be requested to comply with applicable EU or national legislation, as appropriate.


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