News by country: Hungary

IIB will provide EUR 100 mln credit facility to MVM Group for the development of the Hungarian energy infrastructure - the largest loan disbursement in the Bank’s recent history

IIB will provide EUR 100 mln credit facility to MVM Group for the development of the Hungarian energy infrastructure - the largest loan disbursement in the Bank’s recent history

International Investment Bank has signed the largest credit facility agreement in its recent history with the leading Hungarian state-owned energy holding, MVM Magyar Villamos Művek Zrt. (MVM Group). According to the terms of the deal, IIB will provide a loan of EUR 100 mln in HUF equivalent with a tenor of 15 years. The funds are aimed to support the large-scale modernization and further development of the Hungarian national natural gas energy infrastructure. MVM’s natural gas distribution…  Read more
IIB supports the development of strategic Hungarian tourism industry: the Bank will provide a loan for the construction of an important family resort and recreation centre on Lake Balaton.

IIB supports the development of strategic Hungarian tourism industry: the Bank will provide a loan for the construction of an important family resort and recreation centre on Lake Balaton.

A delegation of International Investment Bank headed by the Deputy Chairperson of the Management Board Georgy Potapov and the Deputy Chairperson of the Management Board Imre Laszlóczki took part in the foundation-laying ceremony of a an important family resort and recreation park, which will be built with the financial support of IIB. For the implementation of this significant initiative, designed to give a powerful impetus to the development of the entire tourism industry of the country,…  Read more
International Investment Bank upgraded to A- by Fitch Ratings Agency

International Investment Bank upgraded to A- by Fitch Ratings Agency

On September 8, 2020, Fitch Ratings upgraded IIB’s rating to A- from BBB+ “reflecting the ongoing diversification of the bank’s operations across the EU following the relocation of its’ headquarters to Budapest”. Fitch positively assesses IIB’ s overall Europeanisation strategy expressed in particular in a shift in the bank’s lending operations and shareholder structure, focusing on a larger share of lending in the region and an increased share of EU shareholders in the Bank. As the…  Read more
IIB makes another important step to support financial markets development of its member states: the Bank becomes an anchor investor of a first green corporate bond issue in Hungary

IIB makes another important step to support financial markets development of its member states: the Bank becomes an anchor investor of a first green corporate bond issue in Hungary

International Investment Bank became an anchor investor of a first corporate green bond issue on the Hungarian bond market, placed by CPI Hungary Investments Kft on the Budapest Stock Exchange. CPI Hungary Investments Kft is a division of CPI Property Group (CPIPG), one of the largest commercial real estate operators in Germany, the Czech Republic and Central and Eastern Europe. The Group, founded in 1991 and headquartered in Luxemburg, owns and manages an important high quality, long-term,…  Read more
Virtual format and tangible results:  first online IIB Board of Directors meeting takes place

Virtual format and tangible results: first online IIB Board of Directors meeting takes place

On June 5, 2020, the 6th meeting of the Board of Directors of International Investment Bank took place. The delegations of IIB member states discussed preliminary results of the Banks' activities since the beginning of this year and took a number of important decisions. For the first time in its history, the meeting was held in an online format. IIB’s successfully integrated modern custom-made IT system ensured effective and full-fledged remote interaction of all its governing bodies, as well…  Read more