AECM, European Association of Guarantee Institutions

AECM upcoming events

12 September 2019

Meeting of the Working group law and regulation
Cagliari, Sardinia

19/20 September 2019
OTS on the impact of guarantees on SMEs and on the economy
Porto, Portugal

1 October 2019
Workshop on export credit guarantees
Brussels, Belgium

14 November 2019
Meeting of the Working group financial instruments and structural funds
Brussels, Belgium

14 November 2019
Event with SMEunited on SME financing: EU financial instruments post 2020

Brussels, Belgium

Selected events

26/27 September 2019
REGAR XXIV Forum of Guarantee Institutions
Fox de Iguazu, Brasil

7/9 October 2019 
Global SME Finance Forum 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 October 2019
Bpifrance Inno Génération 2019
Paris, France




AECM has currently 48 member organizations operating in 29 EU countries, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Russia and Turkey. Its members are mutual, private sector guarantee schemes as well as public institutions, which are either guarantee funds or Development banks with a guarantee division. They all have in common the mission of providing loan guarantees for SMEs who have an economically sound project but cannot provide sufficient bankable collateral. In 2018, AECM member organizations had a total guarantee volume in portfolio of 125.1 bn. EUR, issued a total volume of over  45.3 bn. EUR of new guarantees and supported 3.1 million SMEs.


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