On 24 March, all the professional networks of the FBF 1 banks launched with Bpifrance a new mechanism enabling the State to guarantee €300bn in loans for companies affected by the crisis due to Covid-19. On 24 March, Bpifrance published an attributable net profit of €1,004mn.
In order to alleviate the cash flow difficulties of companies the activity of which is impacted by the Coronavirus epidemic, Bpifrance is setting new measures aimed at VSEs, SMEs and ETIs. They can get information via toll-free number 0 969 370 240 and the Bpifrance website .
To help companies overcome the economic difficulties linked to the Coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19), Bpifrance is activating a support plan for impacted VSEs and SMEs. They can find out directly about these exceptional measures via this toll-free number: 0 969 370 240.
On 5 February at the Salon des Entrepreneurs, Bpifrance and the association Les Déterminés signed a partnership agreement to implement an intensive support scheme for entrepreneurs from priority urban policy neighbourhoods (QPV): Accélérateur Emergence.
On 20 January, Bpifrance and Banque des Territoires announced the launch of an unsecured loan intended for VSEs and SMEs in the tourism sector that have been operating for more than three years. Covering all forms of tourism activities*, it will contribute to the tourist attraction for all metropolitan and overseas French regions.
On 22 October, Bpifrance and Ademe launched the first promotion of the Energy Transition Accelerator. 28 companies in this sector will benefit from a 2-year personalized support to boost their development and face the challenges of tomorrow. The objective: boosting the structuration of the French sector.
Supporting the growth of French companies in the technology sector so that they become world-class champions: this is the objective of the €100mn investment fund launched by Caisse des Dépôts, the new Euronext Tech Croissance index, and the €1bnn mobilisation over 3 years by Bpifrance.
On 13 June, at its event organised about the challenges of the energy and ecological transition (EET), Bpifrance announced its intention to intensify its commitment towards EET by mobilising €2bn per year by 2023 as part of its new 2018-2023 strategic plan. €2.8bn have already been mobilised in 2018.