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EUR 50 million to benefit SMEs in Georgia as EIF and ProCredit Bank Georgia sign first InnovFin transaction

02 March 2017 – The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Bank Georgia signed an InnovFin agreement in Luxembourg today that will benefit innovative Georgian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps.

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EUR 70m for SMEs in Kosovo, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia under the Western Balkans Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility

09 February 2017 – The European Investment Fund (EIF) and three ProCredit group subsidiaries have signed guarantee agreements to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Serbia, Kosovo and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. This was made possible via the Western Balkans Guarantee Facility, funded by the European Union under the Western Balkans Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility.

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The ProCredit group’s Germany-based institutions validate their environmental management system under the EMAS standard

Frankfurt am Main, 06 February 2017 – The four Germany-based members of the ProCredit group – ProCredit Holding, ProCredit Bank Germany, ProCredit Academy, and the group’s software development company, Quipu – received both the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) certification and ISO 14001 certification for their environmental management system. 

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ProCredit Holding closes sale of Banco PyME Los Andes ProCredit S.A. in Bolivia

Frankfurt am Main, 16 December 2016 – ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA (ProCredit Holding) today announced the successful completion of the sale of Banco PyME Los Andes ProCredit S.A. in Bolivia to Banco Mercantil Santa Cruz S.A. (BMSC).

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ProCredit Holding supported the ADAMI Media Prize award ceremony for outstanding Eastern European film, television, and online programmes

Frankfurt am Main, 29 November 2016 – Journalists and media professionals from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine were awarded the ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe at a gala ceremony in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on November 24. For the second time the ADAMI Media Prize honoured the makers of outstanding films, videos and websites from Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus that promote diversity and peaceful coexistence. Of the twelve films and projects nominated by an international jury, five received prizes.

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ProCredit group supports initiation of German-Romanian business cooperations

Frankfurt am Main, 28 November 2016 – ProCredit Holding, the Frankfurt-based parent company of the group of development-oriented commercial ProCredit banks, supported the event “Fit for Growth – German-Romanian Supplier Dialogue” organised by the German Association for Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics (BME) and held in Bucharest on 24 November 2016.

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ProCredit Holding announces capital increase of EUR 31.9 million

  • Group of existing shareholders subscribes for new shares
  • New capital strengthens ProCredit Group’s ability to capture attractive future growth prospects

Frankfurt am Main, 3 November 2016 – ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA today announced a capital increase of EUR 31.9 million. The existing shareholders KfW, IFC, the DOEN Foundation, responsAbility (via responsAbility Participations and responsAbility Microfinance Leaders Fund), and Ohana Holdings will participate in the capital increase at a price of EUR 11.73 per share. In total 2.7 million new shares are going to be issued in the course of the transaction.

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First InnovFin SME deal in Ukraine as EIF and ProCredit Bank JSC sign agreement for innovative businesses

Kyiv, 13 September 2016 - The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Bank JSC (Ukraine), have signed the first InnovFin agreement for SMEs as well as small mid-caps in Ukraine under InnovFin – EU finance for innovators, an initiative supported by the European Commission.
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ProCredit Holding and ADAMI Media Prize sign cooperation agreement to promote cultural diversity in Eastern Europe

Frankfurt am Main, 30 August 2016 – The ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe is proud to announce a new cooperation agreement with ProCredit Holding AG & Co KGaA, based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany for the year 2016. 

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Investment Plan for Europe: First EFSI deal signed in Greece by EIF and ProCredit Group to provide loans for innovative SMEs

Thessaloniki, 9 May 2016 – The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit group have signed a guarantee agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps in Greece. This transaction benefits from the support of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe.

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EIF and ProCredit group sign deal to finance innovative companies in seven countries

Frankfurt am Main, 28 January 2016 – The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit group have signed an agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as small mid-caps under InnovFin – EU finance for innovators, an initiative supported by the European Commission.

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Media coverage

8. December 2016, Börsen-Zeitung 

Frankfurts Osteuropa-Bank erwägt Börsengang

 

Procredit liebäugelt mit breiterer Investorenbasis – Entscheidung steht aus – Institut konzentriert sich auf Geschäft mit Unternehmen

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8. December 2016, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Die Pro-Credit-Bank will an die Frankfurter Börse

 

Das auf Osteuropa spezialisierte Institut strebt eine Notierung an. Ein öffentliches Angebot ist derzeit noch nicht geplant. Ziel ist ein flexibler Zugang zu Investoren.

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24. November 2016, business-echo.de 

"Wir jagen nicht um jeden Preis Geschäftsvolumen." – 

Interview mit Borislav Kostadinov, Vorstandsmitglied der ProCredit Holding, zum Hausbank-Konzept der ProCredit-Bankengruppe

 

Herr Kostadinov, das Zinsniveau, verschärfte Regulierung und fortschreitende Digitalisierung setzen den Bankensektor derzeit enorm unter Druck. Zudem konzentriert sich Ihr Geschäft auf einen ungewöhnlichen geografischen Schwerpunkt. Blicken Sie sorgenvoll in die Zukunft?

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