The first results of the business forum “FIT for Ukraine: Italy”

500 million euros of investment support and insurance for Italian companies planning to do business in Ukraine.

These are the main news of the investment forum in Rome, organized by UkraineInvest together with Confindustria.

FIT for Ukraine: Italy gathered more than 120 leading Italian businesses, which were presented with opportunities for investment in Ukraine.

Also at the forum, the heads of Ukrainian companies Horonda Platform (NSV Group), HD-group, and Biosphere Corporation presented their projects, which have already received the first requests for partnership.

Key messages from the forum speakers:

Laurent Franciosi, Head of International Development, CDP 
ー CDP, EBRD and other 17 financial institutions signed a memorandum on the establishment of the Ukrainian Investment Platform. The initiative aims to facilitate the financing of private sector projects to help rebuild Ukraine’s economy, industry, and infrastructure.

Antonio Genna, Director of International and Export Finance at SACE 
ー ready to insure investments of Italian companies in Ukraine, covering political, production and commercial risks.

Francesca Alicata, Head of External Relations at SIMEST 
ー SIMEST has signed a declaration of support for the recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine. The total amount we will provide to Italian companies that want to do business in Ukraine is 500 million euros.

Giulia Pagliani, Specialist in Economics and Finance at the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Italy
ー we are ready to train Ukrainian businesses to comply with technical standards in order to meet European norms in the future;
ー offer our assistance in attracting multilateral investors.

UkraineInvest thanks its partners ー the largest association of industrialists in Italy Confindustria for co-organizing the forum.

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