Release date: 24 March 2022
Promoter – Financial IntermediaryUNICREDIT SPA
Guarantee to a mezzanine tranche on a Unicredit granular portfolio in order to support new lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in Italy.
The operation aims at enhancing access to finance for the specific market segment. In detail, the transaction is an unfunded Asset Backed Securities mezzanine investment, a de-linked product aiming at relieving capital on existing loan portfolio which will be redeployed into new financing.
- Credit lines - Credit lines
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 120 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 840 million
The EIB will require that UC take all the required measures to ensure that final recipients (SMEs and mid-caps) meet the EIB's environmental standards and related EU/national legislation.
The EIB will require that UC take all the required measures to ensure that final recipients (SMEs and mid-caps) meet the EIB's procurement standards and related EU/national legislation.
Signed - 26/11/2021
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The information and data provided on this page are therefore indicative.
They are provided for transparency purposes only and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).