EIB commits €315m to 5G across five European countries

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €315m loan agreement with Spanish telecommunications firm Cellnex to support 5G rollouts in France, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. According to Cellnex, the loan will mobilise total investment of €631m to improve and expand the coverage and capacity of very high bandwidth mobile network infrastructure in these […]

InvestEU unlocks €350m in potential funding

The European Commission (EC) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a €100m top-up for the InvestEU programme. Announced this week by the EC, the new project will be known as HERA Invest and will work to support research and development – focusing especially on health emergency prevention and preparedness. The instrument is geared […]

Europe’s economy tightens amid signs of recession

Financial conditions have “tightened further” in recent months – especially in Europe – according to the latest quarterly outlook report from Robeco. In Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place, the Dutch asset manager stated it had also seen “further tightening” in lending standards, which it added had arisen from the rapid rise in […]

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