fi-compass news

March 2019
11.03.2019
ESIF equity financial instruments for Invest Northern Ireland – new video case study published
A new fi-compass video case study has been published that shows how ESIF equity financial instruments are used to support SMEs in Northern ... Read the full story
06.03.2019
EC overview published about financial instruments related CPR changes following Omnibus
An information document has been prepared by the European Commission to provide an overview of the modifications concerning financial ... Read the full story
February 2019
26.02.2019
Tracking progress in ESIF financial instruments
The European Commission have published a new article featuring some of the key data recently published on the EC Open data platform. At the ... Read the full story
20.02.2019
The FIRECE project - fi-compass support for energy efficiency and renewable energy financial instruments
On 17-18th January 2019, fi-compass delivered a workshop for managing authorities and other stakeholders from the FIRECE project. This ... Read the full story
20.02.2019
ESIF financial instruments in Malta featured in Euronews
The SME Initiative which is implemented by the Bank of Valetta in Malta was the subject of a 2017 Business Planet report on the Euronews ... Read the full story
December 2018
12.12.2018
Equity investments for the European Structural and Investment Funds
Using European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) to stimulate business start-ups and growth was the focus of the fi-compass event ‘ ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
State aid survey findings
The results of the fi-compass State aid survey have been published on the fi-compass website. The survey aimed to gather ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
FI Campus 2018 ‘What next for ESIF financial instruments? Creating new opportunities under the Omnibus Regulation
The second annual FI Campus conference was successfully held in Brussels earlier this month (December 3-5). Over 360 practitioners from 24 ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
Festive footnote
The fi-compass team wishes all of our subscribers to the Beacon newsletter a very happy festive season and a successful 2019. We will ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
Flexible financial products for the agricultural sector in the EU
A recently completed fi-compass study about financial instruments for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
Multi-region assistance programme perspectives
The European Commission’s Multi-region assistance (MRA) programme was introduced to help Member States’ managing authorities to assess the ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
Business benefits from financial instruments
The newest videos published on the fi-compass website include testimonials about the use of ESIF equity financial instruments from ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
Advances with European Social Fund financial instruments
Three new fi-compass publications covering European Social Fund (ESF) topics are now available in our website’s library. These ... Read the full story
11.12.2018
New publications about ESIF financial instruments available
The use of financial instruments in Cohesion Policy reaches record high. Halfway through the 2014-2020 EU budget period, the amount of ... Read the full story
October 2018
02.10.2018
New look for the fi-compass website
www.fi-compass.eu was updated during the summer with a new look and new content. Our website’s revised design provides users with easier ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Supporting venture capital investments in Sweden
The latest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) case study from fi-compass describes the process involved with preparing an ex-ante ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Advancing with fi-compass advisory services
Feedback from nearly 400 users of the fi-compass advisory services has helped the European Commission and European Investment Bank to focus ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Supporting social investment: venture philanthropy perspectives
Opportunities exist for financial instruments to support social investment by working alongside venture philanthropy. This topic was ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Omnibus regulation: simpler rules for use of EU funds adopted
The so-called Omnibus regulation is now in force as of 2 August. The Omnibus regulation will amend the existing Financial Regulation which ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Public procurement guidance for financial instruments
Updated guidance by the European Commission about public procurement procedures applies to financial instruments that use the European ... Read the full story