Finance

We support the development of a resilient and competitive financial sector. By blending investments with donor-funded technical assistance and policy dialogue, the EBRD fosters strong financial institutions that drive economic growth, promote energy efficiency and reach underserved sections of the population.

Over 73,900 sustainable energy projects supported (2006-14)

€2.8 billion

signed in the financial sector

135 projects

18 per cent of loans through foreign currency instruments

 

1,756

trade transactions

  • Finance

    CYPRUSSTABILISING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

    To help stabilise the largest financial institution in our newest country of investment, we participated in a successful €1 billion capital-raising by the Bank of Cyprus. This stabilisation is vital for the full recovery of the Cypriot financial sector.

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  • Finance

    ROMANIADEVELOPING CAPITAL MARKETS

    In November we acquired a 4.99 per cent stake in the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB), demonstrating support for Romania’s comprehensive efforts to strengthen local capital markets.

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  • Finance

    CAUCASUSBOOSTING ENERGY SAVINGS

    Our Caucasus Energy Efficiency Programme provides credit lines totalling US$125 million, which local partner banks use to help companies and private households finance sustainable energy investments.

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  • Finance

    PolandACQUIRING BONDs

    We are backing the international expansion plans of a leading Polish insurance company, PZU, by buying €40 million of senior unsecured Eurobonds in the insurer’s €500 million debut bond issue.

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  • Finance
    Women in business

    REGIONALSUPPORTING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

    In 2014 we launched an innovative Women in Business programme that brings together financing and advisory services to help women manage and grow their own small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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  • Finance

    KYRGYZ REPUBLICSUPPORTING SME DEVELOPMENT

    A small company that specialises in quarrying and processing decorative stone is benefiting from a loan made available through our Medium Sized Co-Financing Facility. The project will allow the firm to expand its production.

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