Call of Expression of Interest for Fund Management of ENIF

Posted in: News- Apr 22, 2013

Call of Expression of Interest for the selection of the Fund Manager to implement an early stage risk capital instrument, i.e. venture capital, in the Western Balkans region (Enterprise Innovation Fund – ENIF) within the Western Balkan Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility (WB EDIF) has been announced by the European Investment Fund .

Additional Information can be found at:

http://www.eif.org/what_we_do/resources/wbedif/calls/enif.pdf

Enterprise Innovation Fund (ENIF): support of innovative SMEs in their early to development stage through equity finance. Financial Intermediaries i.e. fund managers, interested to apply for the management of ENIF can refer to the Call of Expression of Interest.

WB EDIF will be coordinated by the European Investment Fund and implemented in close cooperation between the governments of the Western Balkans, the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). IFIs, international organizations and bilateral donors active in the region, such as Italy, World Bank, OECD and others are invited to participate in order to streamline the efforts to develop the private sector in the Western Balkans.