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  • €373 bn
    ESM’s remaining lending capacity
  • 74.6%
    of ESM’s €500 bn lending capacity is still available
  • 19
    the number of ESM shareholders (euro area Member States)
  • €80.2 bn
    ESM’s paid-in capital
  • €264.8 bn
    Total amount of loans disbursed by ESM/EFSF
  • 2.5
    EFSF/ESM disbursed 2.5 times more in loans than IMF from 2011-2015
  • 4
    countries have successfully exited EFSF/ESM programmes: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus
  • 50.2%
    of Greek public debt is held by EFSF/ESM (as of 26/10/2016)
  • €12.4 bn
    Accumulated savings for the 5 programme countries in 2015 as a result of EFSF/ESM financing
  • 32.5 years
    Maximum weighted average maturity of EFSF and ESM loans to Greece
  • <1%
    Average interest rate charged by ESM on loans (as of 31/12/2015)
  • 67%
    Percentage of total external financial assistance for Greece provided by EFSF/ESM
  • €24.5 bn
    2016 target for ESM’s long-term funding (bond issuance)
  • 40 years
    the longest ESM bond maturity (issued in Dec. 2015)
  • €7 bn
    the largest ESM bond ever issued (in Oct. 2012)
  • 9 times
    the oversubscription for the EFSF’s first bond issued in Jan. 2011
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