The Federal Holding and Investment Company was created on 1 November 2006 as a result of a merger between the Federal Participation Company and the Federal Investment Company.
The EIB is the European Union's bank. It is the only bank owned by and representing the interests of the European Union Member States. EIB works closely with other EU institutions to implement EU policy. It is also the world’s largest multilateral borrower and lender, providing finance and expertise for sustainable investment projects that contribute to EU policy objectives. Read more about EIB’s products and activities.