Mission

EUROFIMA’s has a non-profit mission to support the development of public passenger rail transportation in Europe and to support the railway bodies which are its shareholders in renewing and modernizing their equipment.

History

EUROFIMA was established on November 20, 1956, based on an international treaty (the “Convention”) between 14 sovereign States.

Today it is composed of 25 member states and 26 shareholders.

It was originally founded for a period of 50 years. On February 1, 1984, the extraordinary General Assembly made the decision to extend this period for an additional 50 years, until 2056.

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Shareholders

22.60% Deutsche Bahn AG
22.60% SNCF Mobilités
13.50% Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A.
9.80% SNCB
5.80% NV Nederlandse Spoorwegen
5.22% RENFE Operadora
5.00% Swiss Federal Railways
2.00% Luxembourg National Railways
2.00% CP-Comboios de Portugal, E.P.E.
2.00% ÖBB-Holding AG
2.00% Hellenic Railways
2.00% Näringsdepartementet, Sweden
1.08% Akcionarsko društvo Železnice Srbije
1.00% České dráhy, a.s.
0.82% HŽ Putnički prijevoz d.o.o.
0.70% Hungarian State Railways Ltd.
0.51% Javno preduzeće Željeznice Federacije Bosna i Hercegovina d.o.o.
0.50% Železničná spoločnost’ Slovensko, a.s.
0.42% Slovenske železnice d.o.o.
0.20% Holding BalgarskiDarzhavni Zheleznitsi EAD
0.09% Javno pretprijatie Makedonski Železnici-Infrastruktura
0.06% Željeznički Prevoz Crne Gore AD
0.04% TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş.
0.02% Makedonski Železnici-Transport AD
0.02% Danish State Railways
0.02% Norwegian State Railways
Making an
impact

3000

LOANS

200.000

ROLLING STOCK FINANCED

90 billion

FINANCED IN CHF

0

LOAN LOSSES

4.2

LEVERAGE RATIO

51.9%

BASEL III RATIO

Meet the Management

ALFRED BUDER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Alfred Buder has joined the management team of EUROFIMA in July 2017 and has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the company as per December 1, 2017. In parallel to his former position as Head of Group Finance at OeBB (Austrian Railways) Alfred has already been a Member of the Board of EUROFIMA from 2015 to 2017.

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HARRY MÜLLER

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Harry Müller is Chief Operating Officer at Eurofima, responsible for Treasury, Capital Markets and Middle Office. Harry joined EUROFIMA’s Management on January 1st 2018, having previously served on the Board of Directors of EUROFIMA since 2011. Before joining EUROFIMA’s Management, he was Head of Coprporate Treasury at SBB, the Swiss Federal Railway.

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HALDUN KURU

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Haldun Kuru is Chief Financial Officer at EUROFIMA, responsible for Accounting, Risk and Back Office. Haldun joined EUROFIMA’s management in June 2019. Prior to that, he was the Head of Legal Entity Finance of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. Earlier in his career, he held various positions in the Finance department of a listed bank and worked as auditor in the financial services industry.

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Meet the Team

Organization

EUROFIMA Organization Chart

Constitutive documents

CONVENTION

The Convention is an international treaty signed by the company's member States. It is available in its two original versions which are French and German, and also as an English translation.

STATUTES

The Statutes set the company's corporate governance. They are available in its two original versions which are French and German, and also as an English translation.

BASIC AGREEMENT

The Basic Agreement among the shareholder railways determines the company's general principles of operation. It is available in its two original versions which are French and German, and also as an English translation.


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FAQ

  • What is EUROFIMA?

    EUROFIMA European Company for the Financing of Railroad Rolling Stock is a supranational organization located in Basel, Switzerland. It was established in 1956 based on an international treaty signed by 25 European sovereign States so far.

  • Who are EUROFIMA's Member States?
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Belgium
    • Netherlands
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • Luxembourg
    • Portugal
    • Austria
    • Greece
    • Sweden
    • Serbia
    • Czech Republic
    • Croatia
    • Hungary
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Bulgaria
    • FYR of Macedonia
    • Montenegro
    • Turkey
    • Denmark
    • Norway
  • Who are EUROFIMA's shareholders?

    Deutsche Bahn AG
    SNCF Mobilités
    Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A.
    SNCB
    NV Nederlandse Spoorwegen
    RENFE Operadora
    Swiss Federal Railways
    Luxembourg National Railways
    CP-Comboios de Portugal, E.P.E.
    ÖBB-Holding AG
    Hellenic Railways
    Näringsdepartementet, Sweden
    Akcionarsko društvo Železnice Srbije
    České dráhy, a.s.
    HŽ Putnički prijevoz d.o.o.
    Hungarian State Railways Ltd.
    Javno preduzeće Željeznice Federacije
    Bosna i Hercegovina d.o.o.
    Železničná spoločnost’ Slovensko, a.s.
    Slovenske železnice d.o.o.
    Holding BalgarskiDarzhavni Zheleznitsi EAD
    Javno pretprijatie Makedonski Železnici-Infrastruktura
    Željeznički Prevoz Crne Gore AD
    TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş.
    Makedonski Železnici-Transport AD
    Danish State Railways
    Norwegian State Railways

  • Who does Eurofima finance?

    Eurofima finances railroad rolling stock for public passenger transport services. For Eurofima rolling stock means wagons, locomotives and multiple units. Eurofima supports its shareholder railways as well as other railway bodies in renewing and modernizing their equipment.

  • Is EUROFIMA a bank?

    Eurofima is not a bank. It is a supranational organization that fulfils a non-profit maximizing mission to support the development of rail transportation in Europe.

  • I would like to have more information about EUROFIMA, who can I contact?

    Dr. Jacqueline Haverals
    Head of Shareholder and Strategic Relations
    Tel: +41 61 287 33 57
    E-mail: jacqueline.haverals@eurofima.org

    Dimitrios Lazaris
    Analyst of Shareholder and Strategic Relations
    Tel: +41 61 287 33 58
    E-mail: dimitrios.lazaris@eurofima.org

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