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

AECM, European Association of Guarantee Institutions

AECM upcoming events

29 – 30 September 2022
Athens, Greece

20 October 2022
AECM working group communication and marketing
Budapest, Hungary

07 November 2022
AECM working group law and regulation
Brussels, Belgium

Selected events

06 October 2022
Bpifrance Inno Generation, the biggest entrepreneurial event in Europe
Bpifrance Inno Generation
Paris, France

10 – 13 October 2022
EURegionsWeek 2022
’’20th European Week of Regions and Cities (10-13 October 2022)’’

 07 – 11 November 2022

34th ACSIC Conference

The great journey: How to Enhance SME Financing for Resilient and Sustainable Growth


Daegu, Korea



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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