14 Jul 2017
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IFD negotiates financing with EIB to implement € 500 million Credit Line
After the approval of the enlargement of its activity at the end of 2016, IFD – Instituição FInanceira de Desenvolvimento has established contacts with the European Investment Bank (EIB) in order to obtain a loan from EIB (on lending operation).

With this financing, IFD may be able to raise funds in very competitive conditions that will allow the operationalisation of financial instruments to support SME and mid-caps, contributing to strengthen and increase the competitiveness of companies in Portugal.
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05 Jul 2017
News
Government approves enlargement of activity of the ‘development bank’
“The Council of Ministers approved today the alteration of the by-laws of IFD – Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento, commonly known as ‘development bank’, enlarging the institution’s activity to the direct support to small and medium enterprises (SME).” A alteração dos estatutos da Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento (IFD), vulgarmente designada por 'banco de fomento, foi hoje aprovada em Conselho de Ministros, alargando a atividade da entidade para a concessão direta de apoios a pequenas e médias empresas (PME).
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05 Jul 2017
Disclosure
IFD’s Venture Capital available for companies
José Fernando Figueiredo, CEO, and Ricardo Luz, Executive Board Menber of IFD, announce the signature of the first co-investment contracts with Venture Capital operators, making available to companies and entrepreneurs the more than € 210 million in Equity from IFD’s Lines of Financing, within the Program Capitalizar and with the support of Portugal 2020 Operational Programmes.
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05 Jul 2017
News
Government approves enlargement of activity of the ‘development bank’
“The Council of Ministers approved today the alteration of the by-laws of IFD – Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento, commonly known as ‘development bank’, enlarging the institution’s activity to the direct support to small and medium enterprises (SME).”
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21 Apr 2017
News
Vida Económica – Silva Peneda and Edite Guedes in “Conversas ao Fim da Tarde”
"Silva Peneda admitted the Development Bank was the greatest frustration of his professional life."
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15 Apr 2017
News
Dinheiro Vivo – José Figueiredo: “We will bring 3 billion euros to the economy”
IFD – A Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento is a wholesale financer focused on the support to SME. José Fernando Figueiredo, CEO, takes stock of its activity and says the “development bank” came late.
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