European Investment Bank

Financial Institution


Company information

The European Investment Bank is the European Union's bank and the world’s biggest multilateral lender. The only bank owned by and representing the interests of the EU Member States, the EIB works closely with EU institutions to implement EU policy. EIB finance and expertise backs sustainable investment projects in small and medium-sized enterprises, innovation, infrastructure, and climate and environment. Though 90% of EIB business is in Europe, it is a major lender around the globe.

For six decades, the EIB has been supporting economic growth in Europe by financing almost every major company and project, from start-ups like Skype to large-scale projects such as the Øresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden. The EIB Group includes the European Investment Fund, which specializes in small and medium-sized enterprises and in which the EIB holds a majority stake, and EIB Global, its business line for projects outside the EU.

Based in Luxembourg, the EIB is responding to changes in the European economy and the companies it finances with new products and priorities. In 2023, the EIB Group signed EUR 90 billion in financing.