The workshop showcased experience gained and best practices of public banks implementing programmes to support regions and cities.Read more
On the first of June 2017, the EAPB participated in a panel discussion at the Innovative Enterprise conference organised by the European Commission in collaboration with the Maltese EU Presidency.Read more
EAPB member HBOR supports investments in the development of the tourism sector by providing easier access to finance and by offering funding at favourable terms and conditions.Read more
Start-ups and SMEs strengthen the EU economy and help increase EU innovation, they have a direct beneficial effect on jobs and growth in the EU. For a medium size enterprise like RUCON Engineering accessing finance is a significant barrier they need to overcome. EAPB member Thüringer Aufbaubank (TAB) does not simply provide easy access to finance it is a collaborative partner creating opportunities for innovative enterprises such as RUCON Engineering.Read more
The loan follows a previously signed cooperation agreement laying down the operating procedures for an exchange of knowledge and experience between the two financial institutions to stimulate public investments in the Netherlands. The EIB makes EUR 250 million available to BNG Bank, which can lend this amount at low rates to local authorities, housing associations and healthcare institutions. Since the EIB finance may never finance more than 50% of the total value of a project, a total of at least EUR 500 million in projects can be realized together with the BNG Bank. The interest rate for the customers concerned will be lower than the interest rate of regular loans.