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Finnvera deepens cooperation with the European Investment Advisory Hub

13.03.2017

 

Finnvera and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation with the European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH).

The cooperation covers such issues as the exchange of information and the sharing of good operating models. It can also mean participation in the EIAH working groups, discussions and, for example, in initiatives intended for the exchange of information or development of a national advisory service.

The European Investment Bank and the European Commission have launched the European Investment Advisory Hub as part of the Investment Plan for Europe. The aim of the Investment Plan is to remove obstacles to investments in Europe, to provide visibility and technical assistance to investment projects and to make smarter use of existing financial resources. So far twenty European countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the EIB. As part of the Investment Plan for Europe, Finnvera also maintains advisory service (esir.fi) for the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).

“The cooperation improves the possibilities of Finnish investment projects to make use of the European Investment Advisory Hub. A central feature of this participation is also the development of cooperation with other national Team Finland actors,” says Pauli Heikkilä, CEO of Finnvera.

The Memorandum of Understanding will be in effect until the end of 2020.

Additional information:
Valtteri Vento, Programme Manager, Finnvera plc
tel. +358 29 460 2531
valtteri.vento@finnvera.fi
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