The EIB Group is set to play a key role in the fight against the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. A €25 billion European guarantee fund will enable the EIB Group to scale up its support for European companies up to an additional €200 billion through a mix of products backed by the fund with a focus on SMEs.

Three EIB Group experts – Nina van Doren (Lending, EIB), Cristina Dumitrescu (Inclusive Finance, EIF) and Ulrich Grabenwarter (Equity, EIF) shared how the EIB Group can support social entrepreneurs and SMEs in these difficult times.