The EU Commission includes recapitalisation measures in the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy during the COVID-19 outbreak

On 8 May 2020, the European Commission (“Commission”) adopted a second amendment (the “New Amendment”) to the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy during the COVID-19 outbreak (the “Temporary Framework”) (see our previous post on the Temporary Framework here and on the first amendment here). The New Amendment sets out the conditions under which Member States may provide equity and/or hybrid capital (“Recapitalisation Measures”) as well as subordinated debt to non-financial undertakings that face serious economic difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. In the preamble to the New Amendment, the Commission emphasises that designing aid measures in a way that meets the EU’s policy objectives related to the green and digital transformation of Member States’

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  • Covington & Burling (Brussels)
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Johan Ysewyn, Geoffrey Kalantari, Sophie Bertin, The EU Commission includes recapitalisation measures in the temporary framework for State aid measures to support the economy during the COVID-19 outbreak, 8 May 2020, e-Competitions May 2020, Art. N° 95603

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