AECM, European Association of Guarantee Institutions
06 December 2022
AECM State aid expert exchange
12 December 2022
AECM working group communication and marketing
28 – 30 November 2022 SME Assembly “Europe’s enterprises of tomorrow: Sustainable. Resilient. Digital.” Prague, Czechia and online SME Assembly 2022
02 – 04 October 2023 Global SME Finance Forum 2023 on digital ecosystem and its impact on the future of SME finance
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.