Save the date for our upcoming OTS!

As announced during the past Annual Avent in Madrid, our next Operational Training Session will take place on 5 and 6 October in Athens, Greece. We will be hosted by our Greeek member ETEAN and we will be talking about “Individual vs Portfolio Guarantees”.  The Operational Training Sessions of AECM are reserved for AECM members. […]

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The Facts and Figures 2016 is out!

Every year AECM produces a Facts and Figures  publication,  presenting data on guarantee activity of the members of the association and a statistical analysis. The publication is created by Marc Basel, our Senior Financial Expert, with the support of all the members who give their data, and of Jean-Louis Leloir, Special Adviser to the Board, […]

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Annual Event in Madrid 2017

AECM, CESGAR, the WORLD BANK GROUP and the SME Finance Forum hold the Global Conference for Guarantee Institutions on AECM’s 25th anniversary in Madrid  Madrid, 2 June 2017 – AECM, the leading European association of guarantee institutions celebrated its 25th anniversary in Madrid with a dense Annual Event and the Global Conference on Guarantee Institutions for […]

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AECM is searching for interns!

AECM has activated since 2015 the possibility to host interns from all over Europe and the world, for a period of two or three months on average. We host interns who are usually about to finish their studies (and can therefore often have a scholarship, i.e. an Erasmus+ scholarship), giving the opportunity to join our […]

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Improving the EU financial instruments: AECM and UEAPME present their proposals for the EU mid-term review

Brussels, 26 January 2017 – Today, on the occasion of the upcoming mid-term review of COSME and InnovFin, UEAPME, the European Association of Craft and SMEs, and AECM, the umbrella organisation of guarantee institutions in Europe, publish a joint position paper detailing their requests for improving the guarantee instrument. At the joint press breakfast on […]

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Operational Training Session in Berlin

Our next Operational Training Session will take place in Berlin on the 13 and 14 February 2017 on “the effects of digitization on guarantee procedures: how technology is impacting the world of guarantees”. From internal workflows to on-line applications and FinTechs, we will have one day with external speakers and one internal day dedicated to […]

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