• The new brochure on (innovative) products and services (beyond standard debt guarantees is out now

AECM, European Association of Guarantee Institutions

Upcoming events

12 December 2022
AECM working group communication and marketing
Berlin, Germany

24 January 2023
Webinar “Digitalizaion in Japan Finance Corporation”


21 February 2023
Webinar “InnoRate – a European technology assessment tool”


June 2023
AECM Annual Event
Athens, Greece

Selected events

August 2023
35th ACSIC conference

02 October 2023
Global SME Finance Forum 2023 “Ecosystem Building and the Future of SME Finance
India TBC


AECM has currently 47 member organisations operating in Europe. 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 2021, AECM member organisations had a total guarantee volume in portfolio of 312 bn. EUR, issued a total volume of  90 bn. EUR of new guarantees during 2021 and supported 5.9 million SMEs.

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