The analysis and evaluation of guarantees

OTS Presentations

Porto, 20/21 November 2014

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The importance of guarantees in Europe: An institutional view

Guido Bichisao, Director “Institutional Strategy”, General Secretariat, European Investment Bank (EIB)

The analysis of guarantees: Macroeconomic impact studies of guarantee schemes undertaken by universities

Bernd Locher, Verband Deutscher Bürgschaftsbanken (VDB), Germany; 

The analysis of guarantees: Internal procedures of guarantee schemes

Aušrinė Cerniene, Head of Business financing and evaluation unit, INVEGA, Lithuania


Guarantees as an efficient and effective ingredient of SME support policies

Norbert Knoll, Program Evaluator, Austria Wirtschaftsservice (aws), Austria


The value of mutual guarantee societies for banks

Kiril Velitchkov, Head European Projects and Financial Institutions, CIBANK – part of KBC Group, Bulgaria


The value of mutual guarantee societies for SMEs

Halina Wiśniewska, Member of the Board of Directors of AECM, Director collaterals and guarantees, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK), Poland – Questionnaire for SMEs receiving public money under the de minimis regulation


The value of mutual guarantee societies for SMEs

Cristina Cordero Calvo, Assistant to the Managing Director, IBERAVAL, Spain – study undertaken by PwC

EU Financial Instruments: Ex ante assessment

Nicolas Tritaris, Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Luxembourg

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