<![CDATA[European Commission - Growth]]> http://ec.europa.eu/growth/publications/index_en.htm European union Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:58:53 GMT Newsroom_2.0 7 <![CDATA[Survey on the access to finance of SMEs in the euro area – second half of 2009]]> Published : Mon, 22 Feb 2010

This report presents the main results of the second wave of the biannual survey “Access to finance of small and medium-sized enterprises in the euro area”. The survey was conducted between 19 November and 18 December 2009 and covered 5,320 firms. The report provides information on the financial situation, financing [...]

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<![CDATA[Boosting business in the Mediterranean: Entrepreneurs' success stories]]> Published : Thu, 14 Jan 2010

The publication is a short collection of 20 testimonies of European campanies which have successfully invested in the Mediterranean countries.

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<![CDATA[CIP factsheets]]> Published : Wed, 13 Jan 2010

Factsheets on the three CIP programmes and main initiatives

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<![CDATA[Study on cyclicality of SME finance: Access to finance determines SMEs' business cycles]]>

Published : Fri, 29 May 2009

This study, commissioned by the European Commission, explores the correlation between business cycles and four types of external financing sources for SMEs: loan finance, factoring, leasing and venture capital. It covered 10 EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain and the UK.

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<![CDATA[CIP financial instruments]]> Published : Tue, 05 May 2009

Fact sheet with information about the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) financial instruments

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<![CDATA[Effects of tax systems on the retention of earnings and the increase of own equity]]> Published : Wed, 22 Oct 2008

A group of national experts has produced a Summary Report of the Study "Effects of tax systems on the retention of earnings and the increase of own equity". The report presents the main conclusions, good practices and conclusions. Tax measures constituting good practices are: 1. Deferral of corporation tax, 2. [...]

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Tue, 21 Oct 2008 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Fifth Round Table between Bankers and SMEs]]> Published : Thu, 14 Jun 2007

The European Commission organised in 2006-2007 a Round Table between representatives of banks and SMEs to discuss practices in SME finance in the EU. In particular, it looked at transparency and dialogue; mezzanine finance; and SME securitisation.

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