Research & Market Analysis (RMA) is a key element of our strategic development. RMA supports EIF’s strategic decision-making, product development and mandate management processes through applied research and market analyses. RMA works as internal advisor, participates in international fora and maintains liaison with many organisations, universities, and institutions.
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 RMA. They are typically authored or co-authored by EIF staff and are usually published in English and in electronic format (PDF).
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|06/03/2017||EIF Working Paper 2017/40, "Financing Patterns of European SMEs Revisited : An Updated Empirical Taxonomy and Determinants of SME Financing Clusters"|
|23/02/2017||EIF Working Paper 2017/39: “Guaranteeing Social Enterprises – The EaSI way”|
|16/12/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/38 - Growth patterns of EIF-backed startups - Volume II of "The European venture capital landscape: an EIF perspective"|
|14/12/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/37- European Small Business Finance Outlook, December 2016|
|25/07/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/36 - The role of cooperative banks and smaller institutions for the financing of SMEs and small midcaps in Europe, July 2016|
|29/06/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/35 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, June 2016|
|01/06/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/34 - The impact of EIF on the Venture Capital ecosystem - Volume I of “The European venture capital landscape: an EIF perspective”.|
|11/01/2016||EIF Working Paper 2016/33 - Evaluating the impact of European microfinance. The foundations|
|14/12/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/32 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, December 2015|
|02/12/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/31 - SME Securitisation – at a crossroads?|
|16/11/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/30 - Financing patterns of European SMEs: An Empirical Taxonomy|
|20/07/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/29 - The Economic Impact of EU Guarantees on Credit to SMEs - Evidence from CESEE Countries|
|30/06/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/28 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, June/2015|
|27/05/2015||EIF Working Paper 2015/27 - Bridging the University Funding Gap|
|18/12/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/26 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, December 2014|
|21/10/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/25 - Institutional non-bank lending and the role of debt funds|
|19/06/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/24 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, June 2014|
|05/06/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/23 - Pricing Default Risk: The good, the bad, and the anomaly|
|08/04/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/22 - Guidelines for SME Access to Finance Market Assessments (GAFMA)|
|20/01/2014||EIF Working Paper 2014/21 - Financing the Mobility of Students in European Higher Education|
|12/12/2013||EIF Working Paper 2013/20 - European Small Business Finance Outlook|
|31/10/2013||EIF Working Paper 2013/19 - SME Loan Securitisation 2.0: Market Assessment and Policy Options|
|03/06/2013||EIF Working Paper 2013/18 - European Small Business Finance Outlook|
|27/05/2013||EIF Working Paper 2013/17 - Forecasting distress in European SME portfolios|
|12/12/2012||EIF Working Paper 2012/16 - European Small Business Finance Outlook|
|22/08/2012||EIF Working Paper 2012/15 – The importance of leasing for SME finance|
|29/05/2012||EIF Working Paper 2012/14 - European Small Business Finance Outlook, May 2012|
|20/01/2012||EIF Working Paper 2012/13 – Progress for microfinance in Europe|
|09/12/2011||EIF Working Paper 2011/12 – The European Small Business Finance Outlook, Dec. 2011|
|08/11/2011||EIF Working Paper 2011/11 – Business Angels in Germany - EIF’s initiative to support the non-institutional financing market|
|10/06/2011||EIF Working Paper 2011/10 - The European Small Business Finance Outlook|
|17/05/2011||EIF Working Paper 2011/9 – The performance and prospects of European Venture Capital|
|12/11/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/8 – Impact of Legislation on Credit Risk. How different are the UK and Germany?|
|07/10/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/7 – SME Loan Securitisation – an important tool to support European SME lending|
|19/08/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/6 – Drivers of Private Equity Investment Activity: are Buyout and Venture Investors Really So Different?|
|01/06/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/5 – Private Equity Market Outlook- a summary of the macroeconomic outlook and current issues.|
|29/04/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/4 – Private Equity and Venture Capital Indicators. A research of EU-27 Private Equity and Venture Capital Markets|
|24/02/2010||EIF Working Paper 2010/3 - The Private Equity market in Europe. Rise of a new cycle or tail of the recession?”|
|10/12/2009||EIF Working Paper 2009/2 - Financing Technology Transfer|
|23/11/2009||EIF Working Paper 2009/1 - Microfinance in Europe - A market overview|
“Beyond the Equity Efficiency Trade-Off: Practical ideas for inclusive growth and competitiveness in Europe”. World Economic Forum & EIB Group. March 2017.
"The Shortage of Risk Capital for Europe’s High Growth Businesses", by AFME in conjunction with Accountancy Europe, BAE, BusinessEurope, Deutsche Börse Group, eban, European Investment Fund, Euronext, European Crowdfunding Network, FESE, Invest Europe, London Stock Exchange Group, Nasdaq. 07.03.2017.
"Bottlenecks in financing SMEs’ competitiveness", by Kraemer-Eis, H., Lang, F., Torfs, W., and Gvetadze, S., in “Investment and Investment Finance in Europe – Financing productivity growth”, an European Investment Bank (EIB) publication, November 2016, pp. 193ff.
"SME credit guarantees issued by EIF", by Kraemer-Eis, H. and Van Steensel, V., in "Revue Bancaire et Financière 2016", Ref.: Rev.banc.fin/Bank Fin 2016, 5, pp.291-298.
|2016||"Business Angel Research: illusion and disillusion", by Kraemer-Eis, H., in "Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland newsletter", issue 1/2016, pp.13ff.|
|2015||"Tackling SMEs asymmetric risk: the EIB Group approach" by Revoltella, D. and Kraemer-Eis, H., in "Who takes the risks for funding SMEs? European Economy", 2015/2, October 27, 2015, pp. 131ff.|
|2015||"SME Securitization in Europe", by Kraemer-Eis, H. and Passaris, G., in "The Journal of Structured Finance", Vol. 20, No. 4, Winter 2015, pp. 97-106 (access to the article via subscription to the journal only ).|
|2015||"SME finance in Europe", by Kraemer-Eis, H., Lang, F., Gvetadze, S., in “Investment and Investment Finance in Europe 2015: Investing in Competitiveness”, an European Investment Bank (EIB) publication, March 2015 , pp. 97ff.|
|2014||"A Practical Approach to the Market Analysis Part of SME-Related Ex-ante Assessments", in "European Structural and Investment Funds Journal (EStIF)"2014/3, Lexxion, November 2014, pp. 200-211.|
|2014||"The importance of leasing for SME financing in Euromoney’s World Leasing Yearbook 2014.|
"Bottlenecks in SME financing", by Kraemer-Eis, H., Lang F., Gvetadze S., in "Investment and Investment Finance in Europe", p. 277ff, an European Investment Bank (EIB) publication.
"Improving the funding landscape for entrepreneurs", by Pelly, R. and Kraemer-Eis, H. in "SMEs in the single market. A growth agenda for the 21st century", a Lisbon Council Publication.
|2011||"EIF & EVCA: the European Private Equity Market Outlook"|
"Creating a Better Business Environment for Financing Business, Innovation and Green Growth by Pelly, R. and Kraemer-Eis, H., in "OECD Journal. Financial Market Trends, Volume 2011 – Issue 1.
"Microfinance in Europe", by Eriksson, P.-E., Kraemer-Eis, H. and Conforti A., in APS Bank., n. 10 Occasional Papers, pp 49-86.