AECM, European Association of Guarantee Institutions

AECM upcoming events


14 November 2019
Meeting of the Working group financial instruments and structural funds
Brussels, Belgium

14 November 2019
Event with SMEunited on SME financing: EU financial instruments post 2020

Brussels, Belgium

Selected events

7/9 October 2019 
Global SME Finance Forum 
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 October 2019
Bpifrance Inno Génération 2019
Paris, France




AECM has currently 48 member organizations operating in 29 EU countries, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Russia and Turkey. 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 2018, AECM member organizations had a total guarantee volume in portfolio of 125.1 bn. EUR, issued a total volume of over  45.3 bn. EUR of new guarantees and supported 3.1 million SMEs.


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