Scope of the directive
Article 1 this regulation lays down rules on aid
Swedfund International AB (Swedfund) may examine under the law
(2008:1271) if the surrender of certain management tasks
to Swedfund International AB. Regulation (2012:754).
section 2 of the small and medium-sized Swedish companies referred to in this
Regulation companies or groups of companies which
1. operating in Sweden,
2. have fewer than 250 employees, and
3. have an annual turnover not exceeding EUR 50 million, equivalent to
and a balance sheet total not exceeding EUR 43 million, equivalent to
per year. Regulation (2012:754).
3 § cooperation With companies referred to in this regulation a private,
registered companies in a country where Swedfund may seem
(partner country). Regulation (2012:754).
Purpose of the aid
4 § of the aid is to help promote the growth of
sustainable, profitable and productive small and medium-sized enterprises
in those countries where Swedfund may seem. Regulation (2012:754).
Conditions for support and its scope
5 § Swedfund may subject to availability of funds decide on support in
form of depreciation loan.
Applications for aid shall be submitted to Swedfund.
Depreciation loans provided as de minimis aid under
Commission Regulation (EC) No 1998/2006 of 15 december
2006 on the application of articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty to
and may only be made with the
restrictions imposed by the regulation and by 18-20 § §
Ordinance (1988:764) on State aid to industry.
section 6 of the aid may be granted to small and medium-sized Swedish companies
the following criteria are met.
1. There is a specified partner in the partner country ".
2. The project on a sound commercial basis and can
refer to both goods and services.
3. Equipment corresponding to at least part of the loan size is given as
gift to the cooperation company. Regulation (2012:754).
section 7 of the aid may cover no more than 49 per cent of the estimated
the total cost of the project.
The aid must not be granted for investments in immovable property, or
buildings or for expenses related to
Element of aid within the meaning of paragraph 5
should correspond to the amount of depreciation loans are granted with.
section 8 of the terms of cancellation and recovery of aid under this
Regulation shall apply to section 17 of the Ordinance (1988:764) on State
support to the business community. Regulation (2013:478).
9 § Swedfund to account business outcomes and results in
its annual report in relation to the objectives of Swedfund
activity. Regulation (2012:754).
section 10 of the cases provided for in this regulation should apply the following
provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act:
4-5 paragraphs about serviceskyldighet and availability,
section 6 of the co-operation between authorities,
section 7 of the quick and easy processing,
section 8 on the right to an interpreter,
section 10 of the documents received,
11-12 sections of his disqualification,
section 13 of referral,
section 15 of the annotation of data;
16-17 sections of a party's right to participate in the data, and
20-21 sections on motivation and notification of decision.
section 11 of decisions pursuant to this Regulation shall not