Release date: 20 April 2017
Promoter – Financial IntermediarySelection of private equity fund managers
The proposed operation consists of a EUR 500m investment facility under the EFSI Equity Innovation and Infrastructure Window (IIW) to finance EIB investments in SME and small Midcap private equity funds in Europe, in which the EIF is also an investor.
It is expected that the EIB will invest in approximately 20-30 private equity funds which in turn will provide equity financing to approximately 300-450 SMEs and small Midcaps.
- Services - Financial and insurance activities
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 500 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 5000 million
The operation will apply the EIB Group's standard requirements in relation to environmental compliance.
The operation will apply the EIB Group's standard requirements in relation to procurement.
Signed - 22/11/2017
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).