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First EFSI in Denmark for renewable infrastructure fund

The EIB is providing equity-type financing of up to EUR 75m under EFSI to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for an innovative infrastructure fund investing in large energy-related projects such as offshore wind, biomass and transmission schemes. The fund will primarily focus on projects that generate energy with typically lower pollutant and climate-relevant emissions than conventional fossil fuel-based power plants.


EIB, SACE and FCA agree EUR 600m loan for research activities in Italy

The EIB, SACE and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have signed a EUR 600 million loan package to support the automotive group’s research, development and production plans in Italy. The three-year collaborative loan is supported by the EIB-European Commission InnovFin initiative and will also meet the Bank’s objectives to support projects that protect the environment through the reduction of emissions and improved energy efficiency.


EIB welcomes final approval by Parliament and Council of EFSI Regulation

The EIB welcomes the final approval by the European Parliament and the Council of the Regulation establishing the new “European Fund for Strategic Investments” (EFSI). EFSI will be established within and managed by the EIB, providing catalytic, risk-bearing capacity and unlocking additional financing of at least EUR 315 billion for strategic investments in Europe.


EIB and ING cooperate to boost investments in innovative projects in Belgium

The EIB and ING Belgium have signed an agreement under the EIB-European Commission InnovFin Midcap Guarantee programme to increase lending to innovative Belgian companies. The EIB will guarantee up to EUR 150m in this risk-sharing agreement, which aims to foster growth and competitiveness in Europe and offer new loans to midcap customers undertaking research, development and innovation projects.

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