Public institution services
Financing your social and solidarity economy business
Have you founded a company working in the social and solidarity economy and would like to develop? On the basis of financial and economic model and innovation criteria, we can come up with funding solutions to support your development.
Would you like to embark on a business venture? We are able to offer you unsecured loans and/or a guarantee. The networks of associations and cooperative bodies for business start-up and advocating that we support can assist you every step of the way and study your funding needs.
Encouraging women entrepreneurship
Public institution funds
Financing the growth and innovation of your SME or mid-cap
The Novi 1 and 2 investment funds finance the growth and innovation investment of companies with a turnover of €30mn to €200mn, in industry or the service sector. These funds are made up of equity and/or loans, worth €3mn to €20mn, for four to eight years. The Novi 1 and Novi 2 funds have a budget of €580mn, contributed by 25 major investors, for a 21-year term. The management firms Tikehau IM for Novi 1 and Idinvest for Novi 2 analyse and implement funding at the request of companies.
Financing the growth of your mid-cap or SME
The Novo 1 and 2 investment funds finance the growth investment of industrial and service sector companies. These funds are made up of bond loans, of between €10mn and €50mn, of between five and seven years, with future repayment. The Novo 1 and Novo 2 funds have a budget of €1.015bn, contributed by 24 major investors, for a ten-year term. The management firms are BNPP IP for Novo 1 and Tikehau IM for Novo 2.
Financing your company
Bpifrance provides companies with a continuum of funding at each key stage of their development and services tailored to specific regional features. It funds companies on a loan and security basis, in partnership with banks, and on an equity basis. Bpifrance also supports their export operations and innovation projects.
Financing your innovation projects
Bpifrance supports your innovative personal and group projects in the form of R&D assistance, recoverable advances or interest-free loans, and then via funding for industrial or commercial launches or in the form of acquisitions.
Financing your export projects
In partnership with Business France and Coface, Bpifrance helps you with prospecting, funds your development, secures your project and helps you to successfully invest abroad.
Opening the capital of your company
Bpifrance manages investment funds that invest through equity or quasi-equity in French SMEs and mid-caps, on a minority basis unless a special agreement is reached. Beyond its direct investment line of business, Bpifrance also acquires stakes in investment capital funds and firms, which themselves invest in companies.
Are you promoting a project which could potentially benefit from the Investment Plan for Europe (the “Juncker Plan”) ? The Caisse des Dépôts Group, entry point in France for this European instrument managed by the European Investment Bank (EIB), can assist you under the European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH).