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Five More Commercial Banks Joined the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 Scheme
17.07.2020

Five More Commercial Banks Joined the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 Scheme

Bratislava, July 17, 2020 - Over the past week, the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) reached an agreement with five more commercial banks, which will from now on be able to use the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 to help their clients in the form of providing state-guaranteed, favourable-terms loans to overcome their problems related to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Joining the guarantee scheme is ČSOB, BKS Bank, OTP Banka, SZRB and UniCredit Bank.

Slovak Investment Holding, Tatra banka, Slovenská sporiteľňa Sign Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2
29.06.2020

Slovak Investment Holding, Tatra banka, Slovenská sporiteľňa Sign Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2

Bratislava, June 29, 2020 – Today, the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH), Tatra banka (TB) and Slovenská sporiteľňa (SLSP) signed an agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 designed to support Slovak enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, thus adding two more major commercial banks to the list of financial institutions participating in the new guarantee scheme; both banks responded within a week of publishing the call.

SIH, VÚB Sign Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2
26.06.2020

SIH, VÚB Sign Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2

Bratislava, June 26, 2020 – Today, the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) and Všeobecná úverová banka (VÚB) signed an agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 designed to support Slovak enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Following up on the success of its Anti-Corona Guarantee 1, the new programme will be administered in compliance with the approved Temporary Framework of State Aid to overcome the current period of medical and safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 - the next programme of financial assistance for Slovak businesses
22.06.2020

SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2 - the next programme of financial assistance for Slovak businesses

Bratislava, June 22, 2020 - The Slovak Investment Holding, JSC (SIH), has designed a new programme of financial assistance for Slovak businesses aimed at mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following up on the success of its Anti-Corona Guarantee 1, the SIH is about to launch a new programme that will be administered in compliance with the approved Temporary Framework of State Aid to overcome the current period of medical and safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Slovenská Sporiteľňa Signs 2nd Tranche of Anti-Corona Guarantee with Slovak Investment Holding
03.06.2020

Slovenská Sporiteľňa Signs 2nd Tranche of Anti-Corona Guarantee with Slovak Investment Holding

Bratislava, June 3, 2020 – 41 firms and over 1,500 jobs: such are the salvage statistics of Slovenská sporiteľňa in cooperation with the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) thanks to Anti-Corona Guarantee. And since the demand for this kind of financing on the part of Slovak private businesses is several times higher than expected (currently there are some 1,100 firms interested), Slovenská sporiteľňa and the SIH reached an agreement on the second tranche in the total volume of almost €9.2 million, thereby matching the first tranche.

Information on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2
29.05.2020

Information on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 2

Bratislava, May 29, 2020 - Following up on the success of its financial instrument called SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee 1, which currently involves eight commercial banks, the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is launching another financial assistance scheme for Slovak enterprises that shall be governed in compliance with recently approved Temporary Framework of State Assistance designed to overcome the current period of health and safety measures aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus. The new programme consists of guarantees issued to Slovak banks in order to allow them to extend favourable-terms bridge loans to Slovak entrepreneurs.

Slovak Investment Holding, Crowdberry invest into GymBeam platform, making the largest e-commerce investment in Slovakia’s history

Slovak Investment Holding, Crowdberry invest into GymBeam platform, making the largest e-commerce investment in Slovakia’s history

Bratislava, May 29, 2020 – Slovak e-commerce platform GymBeam develops, sells and distributes fitness nutritional supplements, functional foodstuffs and active lifestyle equipment in 13 Central and Eastern European countries. Posting record sales and showing an exceptional growth potential largely on account of its elaborate e-commerce platform, the firm has caught the eye of private investors from Crowdberry and the Slovak Investment Holding (SIH). In a recent investment campaign, GymBeam acquired growth capital in the total volume of 6 million euro, landing the largest e-commerce investment in Slovakia. 

Tatra banka signs SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee
15.05.2020

Tatra banka signs SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee

Bratislava, May 15, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) and Tatra banka, JSC, have signed an agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee. Tatra banka thus extended the portfolio of banks that joined the financial instrument in effort to respond to a complicated business situation caused by the on-going pandemic.

Oberbank, ČSOB, OTP Banka Join SIH Anticorona Guarantee Scheme
12.05.2020

Oberbank, ČSOB, OTP Banka Join SIH Anticorona Guarantee Scheme

Bratislava, May 12, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has reached an agreement with Oberbank, ČSOB and OTP Banka, enlarging the list of banks that have signed the contract to join the SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee in an effort to respond to the ongoing coronacrisis and help entrepreneurs overcome problems caused by the introduction of health and safety measures in the time of pandemic.

Another Commercial Bank Signs SIH Anticorona Guarantee
04.05.2020

Another Commercial Bank Signs SIH Anticorona Guarantee

Bratislava, May 4, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) has reached an agreement with another commercial bank to provide financial assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). UniCredit Bank has joined the list of financial institutions to have signed a contract with the SIH on helping SMEs overcome the current period of health and safety measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

COVID-19 in Slovakia: a first ESIF instrument to help SMEs hit by the crisis
29.04.2020

COVID-19 in Slovakia: a first ESIF instrument to help SMEs hit by the crisis

April 29, 2020 - SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee is one of the first products introduced by National Promotional Banks and Institutions in the EU after the outbreak of COVID-19, which employs European Structural and Investment Funds.

In an interview for fi-compass, Ivan Lesay, CEO of SIH and a member of the EIB Board of Directors explains how this instrument was conceived and what the main benefits are for those who need it most.

BKS Bank and VUB Bank sign Agreement on SIH Anti-corona Guarantee
23.04.2020

BKS Bank and VUB Bank sign Agreement on SIH Anti-corona Guarantee

Bratislava, April 23, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH), BKS Bank and Všeobecná úverová banka (VÚB) agreed on providing financial assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) designed to help them overcome the current period of adopting measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus.

Slovenská sporiteľňa signs Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee
17.04.2020

Slovenská sporiteľňa signs Agreement on SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee

Bratislava, April 17, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) and Slovenská sporiteľňa (SLSP) agreed on providing financial assistance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) designed to help them overcome the current period of adopting measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus.

SIH is a new member of ELTI
14.04.2020

SIH is a new member of ELTI

Brussels, April 14, 2020 - Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) became an official member of European Long-Term Investors Association (ELTI). ELTI’s goal is to promote long-term investment in close alignment with the objectives and initiatives developed by the European Union. The main aim is to foster sustainable, smart, and inclusive growth; and to support job creation in every member state.

SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee to Help Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
30.03.2020

SIH Anti-Corona Guarantee to Help Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Bratislava, March 30, 2020 – The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is launching a new programme of financial aid for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help carry them over the period of difficulties caused by the necessary health and safety measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

 

COVID-19 mitigation Financial instrument
23.03.2020

COVID-19 mitigation Financial instrument

Bratislava, March 23, 2020 - The Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) is launching a new programme of financial assistance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) designed to help carry them over the period of difficulties caused by the necessary health and safety measures to contain the spread of coronavirus. 

Guarantee Instrument for the support of Social Economy Activities
04.03.2020

Guarantee Instrument for the support of Social Economy Activities

Bratislava, March 4, 2020 - The Slovak Investment Holding as the manager of the National Development Fund II. announces hereby the launch of the procurement procedure for the “Selection of Financial Intermediaries for the Implementation of the Guarantee Instrument for the support of Social Economy Activities”.

Slovak Investment Holding supports OMNIA KLF
02.03.2020

Slovak Investment Holding supports OMNIA KLF

Bratislava, March 2, 2020 – Slovak Investment Holding (SIH) and ODK Investment made a written undertaking to invest into OMNIA KLF, one of traditional producers of forgings and turned rings in Slovakia. The investment is expected to help the company boost its performance on the innovations front and strengthen its position in the European market.