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European Small Business Finance Outlook

Author: Helmut Kraemer-Eis, Frank Lang, Wouter Torfs, Salome Gvetadze
Date: December 2015

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 highlight important aspects of microfinance in Europe.

Geography: Europe

Type of study: International organisation

Relevant for: LPs, GP VC, GP Mid-market, GP LB, Fund of funds, Associate

Source: EIF Working Paper 2015/32