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European Investment Bank (EIB)

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 234
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 211
Rounds per year 3.60
Lead investments 85
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 56
Key employees 10
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Software
  • Information Technology

European Investment Bank (EIB) is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1958. The venture was found in Europe in Luxembourg. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Luxembourg.

The typical startup value when the investment from European Investment Bank (EIB) is more than 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. This European Investment Bank (EIB) works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 52 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Finland. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Financial Services. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline IZettle, Better Place, Gigaclear

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the European Investment Bank (EIB), startups are often financed by Bayern Kapital GmbH, Tesi, 360 Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are AXA Group, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners, Positive Planet. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by AXA Group, Tesi, Funds managed by Maj Invest.

Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

O3b Networks

Enterprise Software
$354M11 Jan 2023 The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

ExeVir Bio

Health Care
Life Science
$29M09 Jan 2023 Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium


Health Care
$47M28 Dec 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$23M23 Dec 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

AB Science

Life Science
$7M22 Dec 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Property Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$177M21 Dec 2022 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands


$63M20 Dec 2022 -

Metso Outotec

Machinery Manufacturing
$59M15 Dec 2022 Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland


Diagnostic Equipment
Life Science
Therapeutic Devices
$23M13 Dec 2022 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
OSE Immunotherapeutics Enters a Loan Agreement of up to €25 Million with the European Investment Bank

– OSE Immunotherapeutics entered a loan agreement of up to €25 million with the European Investment Bank.
– The loan facility is divided into three tranches including two tranches of €10 million each and a third tranche of €5 million.


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