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16.11.2020

This case study describes the Agricultural Multi-Regional Guarantee Platform set up in 2017 in Italy. The Platform provides loss protection for financial institutions via an uncapped guarantee of 50% on a loan-by-loan basis. It aims to support new loans for agricultural and agri-food final recipients to finance investments in agricultural holdings, as well as for processing, marketing and/or developing agricultural products.

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13.11.2020

This case study describes the Portfolio Risk Sharing Loan (PRSL) set-up under the National Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 in Romania.

The objective of the PRSL is to overcome the reluctance of the banking system in Romania to lend to farmers, mainly due to a perception of higher risks when lending to the agriculture sector.

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13.11.2020

This case study reviews the implementation of the EAFRD Revolving Fund for agriculture in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region in Italy.

With the financial contribution from the RDP, its own revolving resources and additional private contributions from financial intermediaries, the Fund provides subsidised loans for investments. These can be for processing, marketing and developing new agricultural products, as well as improving the performance and competitiveness of agricultural enterprises.

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26.10.2020

This report provides a summary of the potential for financial instruments in the energy efficiency sector in the 2021-2027 programming period. This report is based on analysis performed at Member State level and documents produced at both the Member State and the European Union (EU) level.

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13.10.2020

EquiFund is an ESIF fund of funds in Greece with an overall volume of EUR 448 million and nine equity financial instruments. Its mission is to provide access to equity financing to companies that are established or have a branch in Greece and to accelerate the development of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) in Greece. The case study is accompanied by a video case study and interviews providing further insight into the impact of the funds in the country.

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13.07.2020

This mini case study focuses on the Financial Instrument ‘SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee’ recently launched in Slovakia to help alleviate economic hardships faced by SMEs as a result of the measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. It is one of the first products introduced by National Promotional Banks and Institutions (NPBIs) in the EU after the outbreak of COVID-19, which employs European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).