1 March 2017: The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) today published a progress update for 2016 which shows that more than 12,500 SMEs have now drawn down €544 million in lower cost SBCI loans.
The SBCI has published its annual report and accounts for 2016
16 December 2016: The SBCI has obtained a further €450 million in funding to facilitate the growing demand for SBCI loans and bring its current funding capacity from its original €800 million to €1.25 billion.
29 November 2016: The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) and FEXCO Asset Finance today announce a new funding package of €70 million that will allow Irish SMEs to borrow at a lower cost for specialist equipment and vehicles.
Low cost loans will be available this week through AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have signed the first COSME agreement in Ireland.
A scheme that aims to assist viable SMEs, which cannot currently borrow from their bank, in accessing credit.
Ability to buy and sell goods before needing to pay for them will enhance Irish SMEs’ capacity for international trade ahead of Brexit