What is JEREMIE?
JEREMIE (Joint European Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises) is a joint initiative launched by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group to improve access to finance for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the EU within the Structural Funds framework for the period 2007 – 2013.
What does JEREMIE offer in Bulgaria?
The investment strategy of the JEREMIE Initiative in Bulgaria envisages a balanced mix of private equity, venture capital, debt and guarantee instruments targeting to enhance the access to finance for the Bulgarian SMEs and thus address the market gaps between the supply and demand of financial engineering instruments.
JEREMIE impact as at 31.12.2014
Number of SMEs supported: 6,274
Amount of support to SMEs: BGN 1.23 bn
Number of start-ups supported: 320
Number of jobs supported in SMEs: 151,704