European Investment Bank (EIB)
Official information sourcehttps://www.eib.org/en/index.htm
The European Investment Bank is the lending arm of the European Union. We are the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest providers of climate finance.
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What we offer
We offer loans, guarantees, equity investments and advisory services
We lend to clients of all sizes to support sustainable growth and job creation. Our support is often central to attracting other investors.
- Loans for the public sector
- Framework loans for the public sector
- Loans for the private sector
- Intermediated loans for SMEs, mid-caps and other priorities
We stimulate and catalyse private capital through investment in equity and funds.
- Venture debt
- Investments in SME and mid-cap funds
- Investments in infrastructure and environmental funds
We provide guarantees covering the risks of large and small projects. We also provide loan portfolios to make your projects more attractive to other investors.
We make technical and financial expertise available to our clients to develop and implement investment projects and programmes, and to improve institutional and regulatory frameworks.
Our mandates and partnerships allow us to better serve existing clients, find new partners, enter new markets and help more people across the world.
From a breakthrough vaccine against COVID-19 to clean energy in Poland or safer drinking water in Lesotho, the European Investment Bank finances sustainable projects that have a positive impact on people and the planet.
We operate both in the EU and around the world. About 90% of our funding goes to EU Member States to support continued development and integration. Our global financial operations help build a stable and open world economy.
We provide economic support to sectors that contribute significantly to growth, employment, regional cohesion and environmental sustainability in Europe and beyond.
We help finance large and small-scale investment projects that support EU policy objectives.
We work with partners to counter and alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the European Guarantee Fund (EGF), we help businesses recover from the pandemic, hire employees and grow.