Original disclosure @ EIB website
Updated in EWS May 20, 2021
Disclosed by Bank Mar 11, 2021
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According to the bank website, BPI FRANCE EGF MIDCAP RISK SHARING is a linked risk-sharing instrument under the European Guarantee Fund (EGF) to improve access to finance for mid-caps and large corporates in France and possibly in other EGF participating member states. Moreover, Bpifrance will build a complementary portfolio of up to EUR 2 billion to improve access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Namely, the objective is to support companies' access to liquidity and to improve their resilience to temporary demand and liquidity suppression brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as support investment, and thereby also foster economic recovery.
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