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All CEB loans are granted in accordance with the Bank’s mandate. They have to meet specific technical and social criteria, and be in strict conformity with the Bank’s environmental, procurement and compliance guidelines and policies.

The sectoral lines of action underpin the CEB’s three-year development plan, which forms the Bank’s medium term strategy. The four lines of action set out in the Development Plan for the period 2014-2016 (namely: Strengthening social integration; Managing the environment; Supporting public infrastructure with a social; vocation; Supporting micro-, small and medium sized enterprises) were revised in three (namely: Sustainable and inclusive growth; Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants; Climate action: developing mitigation and adaptation measures) as part of the Development Plan 2017-2019, corresponding to the new strategic priorities established by the CEB to better support the social policies of its member countries.

Latest projects approved:

DateBorrowerLine of actionAmountSummary
05/07/2019Government (Serbia)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 54 000 000This EUR 54 million Project loan will part-finance the construction of a new building for the University Children's Hospital in Belgrade to increase its capacity and to include new diagnostic and treatment technologies, robotic surgery facilities, more sophisticated patient monitoring and new fields of therapeutic diagnosis. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Republic of Serbia, in particular young patients, as well as hospital staff and medical students, who will directly benefit from improved quality and access to public healthcare services and facilities.
05/07/2019Government (Greece)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 70 000 000This EUR 70 million Project loan will part-finance sub-projects to upgrade and modernise the flood-prevention infrastructure in selected urban or peri-urban areas and to protect populations, infrastructure, environmental and cultural assets and other productive assets against severe flooding. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants and visiting tourists living in high-risk flood zones of the urban and peri-urban areas of Attica, Central Macedonia and Peloponnese.
05/07/2019Leipziger Wohnungs- und Baugesellschaft mbH (LWB) (Germany)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 58 000 000This EUR 58 million Programme loan will part-finance the increase in the offer of both affordable and social housing in the city of Leipzig, through the construction, renovation and modernisation of rental housing for low-income persons and the construction of day nurseries. Final beneficiaries will be low-income persons, young children, elderly and disabled persons, students and single-parent families, as well as migrants and refugees.
05/07/2019Syndicat des Eaux d’Île-de-France (SEDIF) (France)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 100 000 000This EUR 100 million Project loan will part-finance investments under two components: partial renewal of the drinking water distribution network and the construction of a low pressure reverse osmosis membrane (LPROM) treatment unit. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of municipalities in the Ile-de-France region who will benefit from improvements in the quality of drinking water and its distribution. The region as a whole, and end users, will benefit from the preservation of drinking water resources as well as reductions in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
05/07/2019SG Equipment Finance Czech Republic s.r.o. (SGEF CZ) (Czech Republic)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 150 000 000This EUR 50 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance eligible investments to support the Municipality’s budgetary needs for the period 2019-2021, in line with its strategic programme. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Municipality of Genoa, as well as the population of the metropolitan territory and tourists. Children with disabilities will also benefit from improved access to school buildings and facilities.
05/07/2019Municipality of Genoa (Italy)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000This EUR 50 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance eligible investments to support the Municipality’s budgetary needs for the period 2019-2021, in line with its strategic programme. Final beneficiaries will be the inhabitants of the Municipality of Genoa, as well as the population of the metropolitan territory and tourists. Children with disabilities will also benefit from improved access to school buildings and facilities.
05/07/2019Pekao Leasing Sp. z o.o. (PekaoL) (Poland)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 100 000 000This EUR 100 million Programme loan will part-finance investments, in the form of leases or loans, for eligible investments undertaken by MSMEs operating in a wide range of sectors, such as construction, wholesale trade, retail, industry and manufacturing. Final beneficiaries will be employees of eligible MSMEs and job seekers throughout the country who will benefit from employment opportunities.
05/07/2019Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA (Italy)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 300 000 000A EUR 300 million PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance investments in sub-projects to address upgrading, modernising and enhancing safety of school infrastructures, in particular, the prevention of accidents and seismic damages. Final beneficiaries will be pupils and teachers accessing the school system across Italy who will benefit from renovated and safe school infrastructures as well as improved capacity through the expansion of existing buildings.
05/07/2019JSC ProCredit Bank (Georgia)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 25 000 000This EUR 25 million Programme loan will part-finance investments undertaken by MSMEs including fixed assets acquisition, construction or extension of business premises and working capital. Final beneficiaries will be employees of eligible MSMEs and job seekers throughout Georgia who will benefit from the creation of new permanent and seasonal jobs, and the preservation of existing ones.
05/07/2019Nationaal Energiebespaarfonds (Netherlands)Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
Sustainable and inclusive growth
€ 150 000 000Additional request for an amount of EUR 150 million for an increase of LD 1954 (2018) to a total amount of EUR 250 million, to part-finance energy-efficient investment projects, as well as the introduction of the Energy Saving Loans to Schools (School ESL) pilot project, in the sector of action Protection of the environment. Final beneficiaries will be homeowners and homeowner associations who will be able to obtain easy access to preferential financing for energy efficiency measures that reduce their consumption of energy and, thus, their household expenses. In addition, students and teachers will benefit from an increase in the sustainability of school buildings through energy-saving measures.
05/07/2019Goverment (Republic of Moldova)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 10 000 000Additional request for an amount of EUR 10 million for an increase of LD 1809 (2013) to a total amount of EUR 49 million, to part-finance an increase in the project’s total costs in the sector of action Administrative and judicial infrastructure. Final beneficiaries will be inmates, who will benefit from improved detention conditions, and prison officers, who will benefit from better working conditions.
14/03/2019Government (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 11 135 000Investments in psychiatric care sector infrastructure in particular, the construction of new facilities, the reconstruction and adaptation of damaged or temporary infrastructures as well as the provision of furnishings and medical and non-medical equipment. Final beneficiaries will be more than 10 000 patients and medical staff throughout the country.
14/03/2019Institut Pasteur de Lille (France)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 21 200 000Rehabilitation works on existing buildings and infrastructures of the campus of the Institut Pasteur de Lille (IPL) in particular, construction and structural works, the removal of asbestos, the upgrading of fire, energy and environmental standards and the purchase of equipment. The direct final beneficiaries will be 326 employees of IPL, as well as 420 employees, trainees, health staff from other establishments, and support staff. In addition, patients from the Longevity Health Prevention Centre will also benefit from the project.
14/03/2019City of Stokholm (Sweden)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
Integration of refugees, displaced persons and migrants
€ 200 000 000This PFF (Public Sector Financing Facility) will part-finance eligible investments in 72 infrastructural sub-projects (35 pre-school facilities and 37 primary school facilities). In particular, the loan will part-finance the construction of 36 new educational facilities and the restoration, renovation or extension of 36 existing facilities. Final beneficiaries will be pre-school and compulsory school children of existing and future educational establishments, including the children of migrants and refugees, across all 14 districts of Stockholm. They will benefit from new and renovated facilities, as well as the creation of 18 000 additional places.
14/03/2019Junta de Comunidades de Castilla la Mancha (Spain)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 150 000 000This EU Co-financing Facility (ECF) will part-finance Castilla La Mancha’s contribution under the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Operational Programme and the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programmes (RDP). In particular, the loan will part-finance investments boosting sustainable and inclusive economic development of the region as well as investments improving the competitiveness of the farming sector. Final beneficiaries will be the citizens of the Castilla la Mancha region who will benefit from a better quality of life through job creation, access to new technologies and improved environmental quality.
14/03/2019HBOR (Croatia)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 200 000 000This Programme loan will part-finance eligible costs of productive investment projects in favour of MSMEs as well as investments in the modernisation and revitalisation of urban and rural public infrastructure. Final beneficiaries will be employees of MSMEs and job seekers throughout Croatia, as well as the inhabitants of towns, municipalities and regions who will benefit from improved public infrastructure and services.
14/03/2019Unicredit Leasing Corporation IFN S.A. (Romania)Sustainable and inclusive growth€ 150 000 000This Programme loan will part-finance investments, in the form of leases or loans, in fixed or productive assets of eligible sub-projects, undertaken by MSMEs, to support beneficiaries’ core business activities including the purchase of motor vehicles, machinery and equipment, office and production premises. Final beneficiaries will be employees of MSMEs and job seekers throughout Romania.
25/01/2019Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Netherlands)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 150 000 000Additional request for an amount of €150 million for an increase of LD 1888 (2016) to a total amount of €250 million to part-finance investments, in the sectors of action of Health and Education and vocational training, for the construction or reconstruction of medical and care facilities such as doctors’ practices, health care centres, office space and the purchase of new equipment, and for construction or reconstruction of educational facilities such as school buildings, office space and the purchase of new equipment. The CSL (Cross-Sectorial Loan) will benefit a wide range of inhabitants throughout the Netherlands, in particular doctors, patients, the elderly, teachers and pupils, including people with disabilities and special needs.
25/01/2019City of Turku (Finland)Sustainable and inclusive growth
Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures
€ 50 000 000Additional request for an amount of €50 million for an increase of LD 1956 (2018) to a total amount of €100 million to part-finance investments in municipal infrastructure (Improving living conditions in urban and rural areas sector) which foresees the construction of additional buildings and renovation of existing facilities. The PFF (Public sector Financing Facility) will benefit a wide range of persons including children, young people, families, students, teaching staff, residents using municipal premises, the elderly, as well as people with disabilities and senior citizens living in serviced apartments.
25/01/2019MKD Mikrofin D.O.O. Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises€ 5 000 000This €5 million Programme loan will part-finance productive investments, through micro-loan products, to support the creation and preservation of income generating activities and self-employment as well as the creation and development of micro-enterprises. Final beneficiaries will be low-income persons of Bosnia and Herzegovina, micro-entrepreneurs, especially women entrepreneurs, small farmers and private households, who have limited or no access to bank loans