The EBRD helps SMEs access business advice in a number of countries, from the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean to Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Select a country below to learn about our operations there.
To qualify, an enterprise should meet the following criteria:
Size: Up to €50 million in annual turnover or with a balance sheet total of less than €43 million. Typically, we work with enterprises with fewer than 250 employees.
Ownership: We work with private businesses owned by local nationals
Maturity: Almost all of our work is with businesses that have been in operation for more than two years.
Sector: We work with businesses from almost every sector and industry. We CANNOT work with enterprises engaged in military activities or production, tobacco, gambling or financial services.
- Integrity: We expect the companies we work with to abide by high standards of integrity. We do not work with businesses that have ongoing or previous legal proceedings in place that might affect the implementation of the project.