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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Target group
SMEs, Large Enterprises, Government, Cities, Communities & NGOs, Knowledge Centers
Type of funding
Loans & Investments, Equity financing, Guarantees
Project type
Research, Innovation, Growth, Infrastructure
Area
Agriculture and forestry, Energy, Environment & Climate Action, Innovation, Research Infrastructures, SMEs, Transport, Manufacturing
Info last updated 1 year ago

Summary

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was founded in 1991 to create a new post-Cold War era in central and eastern Europe

Budget

emergency coronavirus financing package worth €21 billion

Official information source

https://www.ebrd.com/home 

Description

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

 

Our history

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was founded in 1991 to create a new post-Cold War era in central and eastern Europe. They are now doing more than ever before - across three continents - to further progress towards ‘market-oriented economies and the promotion of private and entrepreneurial initiative’.

 

Structure and management

The EBRD is owned by 69 countries, as well as the European Union and the European Investment Bank. The EBRD President is currently Sir Suma Chakrabarti. Each shareholder is represented on the Board of Governors, which has overall authority over the EBRD.

Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, the President manages the EBRD's work. The Executive Committee and senior leadership group advise the President and oversee EBRD activities.

 

What They Do

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invests in changing lives. Through their projects, business services and involvement in high-level policy reform, They're doing more than ever before across three continents.

They now anticipate committing all activity in 2020/2021 to helping counter the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Coronavirus

Announced an emergency coronavirus financing package worth €21 billion.

 

Services offered

 

Where they work

Active in 38 economies across three continents, from the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, to Central and Eastern Europe, to Central Asia.

Business sectors:

 

The EBRD's coronavirus Solidarity Package

  • The Resilience Framework provides finance to meet the short-term liquidity and working capital needs of existing clients. 
  • They will expand financing under our Trade Facilitation Programme.
  • They will also offer fast track restructuring for distressed clients, while maintaining our high standards of accountability.
  • They will enhance established frameworks that can reach out  to SMEs and corporates which are not yet clients
  • They have also launched a Vital Infrastructure Support Programme to finance working capital, stabilisation, and essential public investment.
  • They will also be providing governments with  high quality, straightforward and usable policy advice. 

 

Learn More

 
 
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