08 May 2020 – Allocated additional funding for companies to secure small loans

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Dutch Government has allocated an additional €750 million towards a new Small Credit Corona Guarantee Scheme (KKC), which aims to support banks and other accredited lenders in providing loans to companies with small financing needs (from €10,000 to 50,000).

Under the scheme, 95% of loans provided will be guaranteed by the Government (totalling €713 million). The loans will also have an interest rate of up to 4%. Approval by the European Commission is required before the scheme can officially enter into force.

It is expected that tens of thousands of companies will take advantage of the new scheme.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/05/08/750-miljoen-euro-extra-corona-overbruggingskrediet-gericht-op-kleine-bedrijven