An equity commitment of up to EUR 50 million in favour of Enterprise Investors Fund IX, SCSp (the "Fund").
The Fund will make equity and quasi-equity investments primarily in medium-sized companies in the countries of Central and Southeast Europe.
The Fund will provide: (i) a vehicle for investors to access the private equity asset class in the region; and (ii) equity and quasi-equity capital, directly and indirectly, to companies in the region.
ETI score: 69
The transition impact of the Fund will primarily be generated by contributing to increasing the availability of private equity financing in the region which can help promote private and entrepreneurial initiatives. In doing so, the project is expected to increase the overall competitiveness of portfolio companies, develop alternative funding sources and strengthen the resilience of the financial sectors in the region.
POLISH ENTERPRISE FUND IX
The fund will be managed by EIF IX GP S.a.r.l, a Luxembourg private limited liability company
EBRD Finance Summary
An equity commitment of up to EUR 50 million
Environmental and Social Summary
Categorised FI (ESP2019). The Fund Manager, Enterprise Investors is well known to the Bank and has been satisfactorily applying the EBRD's E&S requirements under existing fund exposures and submitted Annual E&S reporting to the Bank. The sectoral breakdown of the investment portfolio is deemed to be inherently low-medium E&S risk and the client has an Environmental and Social Management System in place appropriate to the type of investments it envisions. It is not anticipated the Fund will make investments in Category A projects. For this transaction the Fund will be required to continue to comply with EBRD's Performance Requirements 2, 4 and 9, adopt and implement EBRD Environmental and Social Procedures for Active Equity Funds and submit Annual Environmental and Social Reports to the Bank.
Technical Cooperation and Grant Financing
Company Contact Information
Dariusz Pietrzak, Investor Relations
+48 22 458 85 00
+48 22 458 85 55
Emilii Plater 53, 31 pietro 00-113 Warszawa, Poland
PSD last updated
05 Jan 2022
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