Support for investments by Italian SMEs with "Garanzia Futuro" from SACE

The image accompanying the News on SACE's new "Future Guarantee" made available by Intesa Sanpaolo to support SME investments in technological innovation, digitalisation and infrastructure, portrays two technicians in a large workshop checking the functioning of some machinery

Intesa Sanpaolo is providing Italian companies – and particularly SMEs and strategic supply chains – with access to the new "Garanzia Futuro" offered by SACE to support their investments in:

  • technological innovation
  • digitalisation
  • infrastructure

sectors of great importance to Italy's growth, in line with the missions of the NRRP, as well as for the development of businesses in global markets.

The guarantee, with a coverage level of 70%, can be combined with medium-to-long-term loans with a principal amount of up to €50 million and a maximum term of 20 years.

More specifically, projects eligible for financing with "Garanzia Futuro" involve investments in:

  • priority social, energy, water or digital infrastructure
  • economically disadvantaged areas
  • technological and digital innovation
  • strategic supply chains
  • seismic or hydrogeological risk reduction
  • female entrepreneurship.

To date, the partnership between Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE has made it possible to support loans to businesses of over €21.2 billion through the "Garanzia Italia", "Garanzia SupportItalia" and "Garanzia Green" schemes.