Supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in Europe
European Investment Fund is part of the EIB Group; its shareholders are the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Commission and a wide range of public and private banks and financial institutions.
European Investment Fund carries out activities using either our own resources or those provided by the European Investment Bank, the European Commission, by EU Member States or other third parties.
By developing and offering targeted financial products to our intermediaries, such as banks, guarantee and leasing companies, micro-credit providers and private equity funds, the European Investment Fund enhances SMEs access to finance.
- fostering EU objectives, notably in the field of entrepreneurship, growth, innovation, research and development, employment and regional development;
- generating an appropriate return for our shareholders, through a commercial pricing policy and a balance of fee and risk based income.