The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting debt capital markets in Romania with a EUR 40 M loan to Raiffeisen Bank Romania. The total amount of the syndicated loan is EUR 150 M, a press release informs. This is the second syndication for Raiffeisen Bank Romania. It aims to enhance its loan portfolio and maintain a strong market position by diversifying its funding sources and improving the maturity profile of its balance sheet. This will further strengthen Raiffeisen Bank Romania’s lending activities. This will also be the first syndicated transaction in the financial sector in Romania since the global financial crisis of 2008.