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Thomas Östros

EIB approved €200 mln loan for the modernisation and optimisation of Antwerp hospital sites

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The FINANCIAL — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan of €200 million with Hospital Network Antwerp. ZNA will use the funding for modernisation and improvement works, as the foundation for even better care. The signing of the agreement is an important step in ZNA’s strategic care plan. It consolidates the activities of ZNA by modernising and integrating healthcare activities, meaning that the needless duplication of clinical services will no longer be necessary. ZNA is also reducing the number of hospital sites. The Cadix hospital that is now being built will replace two older existing buildings. In the…

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EIB approved €200 mln loan for the modernisation and optimisation of Antwerp hospital sites

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The FINANCIAL — The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan of €200 million with Hospital Network Antwerp. ZNA will use the funding for modernisation and improvement works, as the foundation for even better care. The signing of the agreement is an important step in ZNA’s strategic care plan. It consolidates the activities of…

EU expands support of Finnish SMEs with additional €350 mln

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The FINANCIAL — The Government of Finland, together with EC and EIB Group reaffirm their strong commitment to Finnish SMEs in these difficult times by expanding the financing available under the “SME Initiative Finland”.  Following an agreement between the European Commission, the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the European Investment Bank and the…

EIB finances ALTUM with €130 mln to help Latvian businesses

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The FINANCIAL — Together with the Latvian Ministry of Economy, in mid-March Altum launched a EUR 200m Covid-19 Working Capital Loan Programme, a support mechanism for Latvian businesses impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. To expand the capabilities of this programme to safeguard Latvian businesses and jobs, in July the European Investment Bank lent ALTUM €80 million…