Minister English urges businesses in Meath West to avail of SBCI funding opportunities

Business, Funding, Innovation, Jobs, Meath, Navan, North Meath, Research and Innovation, Wesmeath
Friday, 10th March 2017
 Meath West Fine Gael T.D. and Minister for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English T.D. has urged small and medium sized enterprises in Meath West to explore and consider the funding opportunities of the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI).
Minister English explained: “The SBCI has 8 partners amongst the lending institutions, and has lent out over half a Billion Euros (€544m) since its inception.  The average loan size was €43,200 with discounts of 1.15% on average.  These loans have supported 67,000 jobs in small and medium sized enterprises across Ireland, including in Meath.  There is a particularly strong demand for loans in the Agri sector.”
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