News And Press Releases 2019


31 October 2019

AIB launches SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme 

The SBCI is delighted that AIB confirmed its participation in the Government of Ireland’s ‘Future Growth Loan Scheme,’ which is designed to provide support to SME and Agri businesses.Over c. €480 million in SBCI funding has been administered to Irish SMEs by AIB to date and its participation in this ...


16 September 2019

Ulster Bank is now accepting applications for the Future Growth Loan Scheme Fund 

The SBCI is delighted to announce that, from today, Ulster Bank is accepting loan applications for the Irish Government’s ‘Future Growth Loan Scheme,’ a €300 million loan scheme delivered by the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI). The loans will be provided with a term of 8-10 years and are ...


04 September 2019

KBC Bank Announces €50m SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme Fund 

KBC Bank Ireland is now accepting applications for Future Growth Loan Scheme Fund The SBCI is delighted to announce that KBC Bank has confirmed its participation in the Government of Ireland’s ‘Future Growth Loan Scheme’. The scheme, which will see the roll out of an overall fund of €300 ...


14 August 2019

Moody’s assigns a first time A2 issuer rating to the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland 

Moody’s assigns a first time A2 issuer rating to the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Click on this link for further information Moodys.com ...


27 June 2019

Bibby Financial Services Ireland and SBCI launch new Trade Finance product as part of its €70m funding facility for Irish SMEs 

Ability to buy and sell goods before needing to pay for them will enhance Irish SMEs’ capacity for international trade ahead of BrexitA new Trade Finance product that allows businesses to buy, receive and sell goods before needing to pay for them has been unveiled by Bibby Financial Services Ireland, ...


21 June 2019

Bank of Ireland Launches SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme Fund 

Future Growth Loan Scheme aims to support SME’s and agriculture investmentsThe SBCI is delighted that Bank of Ireland confirmed its participation in the Government of Ireland’s ‘Future Growth Loan Scheme,’ designed to support the development of SME’s and Agri businesses. Bank of Ireland is now accepting applications for the scheme, ...


27 May 2019

SBCI publishes 2019 progress update and 2018 annual report and accounts 

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI), Ireland’s national promotional institution for low-cost flexible funding for SMEs, has today published a 2019 progress update and its 2018 annual report and accounts. Key information2018 saw the SBCI significantly expand its portfolio of available credit supports for SMEs. This included providing further ...


28 January 2019

SBCI and EIB sign funding agreements to facilitate Future Growth Loan Scheme 

28 January 2019 – In the context of the announcement earlier this month of an open call inviting banks and other lenders to take part in the Scheme, the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has today detailed the signing of two funding agreements to facilitate the Future Growth Loan ...


21 January 2019

SBCI issues open call for lending partners for new €300 million Future Growth Loan Scheme 

Banks and other financial institutions are invited to apply to distribute new low-cost loan scheme announced in the 2019 Budget – applications to be submitted by 11 February 2019.This scheme will be available to eligible small businesses including the primary agriculture and seafood sectors to support strategic long-term investment in ...


11 January 2019

SBCI seeks lending partners for new €300 million Future Growth Loan Scheme 

SBCI seeks lending partners for new €300 million Future Growth Loan SchemeBanks and other financial institutions are invited to distribute new low-cost loan scheme announced in the 2019 Budget – applications to be submitted by 11 February 2019.This scheme will be available to eligible businesses including the primary agriculture and ...