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European Small Business Finance Outlook

Author: Kraemer-Eis, H.; Lang, F. & Gvetadze, S.
Date: June 2014

This analysis provides an overview of the main markets relevant to EIF. We start by discussing the general market environment for SME finance, then look at the main aspects of equity finance and the SME guarantees / securitisation markets. Finally, we briefly highlight important aspects of microfinance in Europe.

The EIF Working Paper Series has been designed to make available to a wider readership selected topics and studies in relation to EIF´s business. The Working Papers are edited by EIF´s RMA. They are typically authored or co-authored by EIF staff and are usually published only electronically.

Geography: Europe

Type of study: International organisation

Relevant for: LP, GP All, Fund of funds, Associate

Source: European Small Business Finance Outlook, June/2014, n.24 of EIF's Working Paper Series