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Profile of registrant

Network of European Financial Institutions for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Identification number in the register: 44013762992-64
Registration date: 12/01/10 13:27:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 20/08/14 11:51:28
The date of the last annual update was 08/01/14 11:55:18

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Network of European Financial Institutions for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
Acronym: NEFI
Legal status: no legal status
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Other public or mixed entities, etc.

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Cordula Glitzner
Position: Head of Contact Point

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Merilin Hörats
Position: Coordinator

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 37 Square de Meeûs 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32 2) 287 7600
Fax number: (+32 2) 233 3859
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Network of European Financial Institutions for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises was founded in 1999. Members are 16 national promotional financial institutions from different EU Member States.

NEFI pursues the objective of following the information of financial, political and legal developments and measures adopted by the European Institutions in the fields of European economic and financial policies which are relevant for promotional financial institutions focussing on the facilitation of SMEs' access to finance. NEFI serves as a contact for the European Institutions providing know-how and information on all promotional banking issues.

Ultimately, NEFI assembles the common specific interests of its members, which result from their particular legal status and function as public financial institutions, and represents them vis-à-vis the European Union, the press and the general public.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Merilin Hörats 26/08/14 20/08/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

All matters related to the SME policy particularly access to finance for SMEs, European Financial Services Industry and EU promotional and regional policies.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ALMI (Sweden)
ALTUM (Latvia)
AWS (Austria)
BDB (Bulgaria)
BGK (Poland)
CMZRB (Czech Republic)
FINNVERA (Finnland)
HBOR (Croatia)
ICO (Spain)
KFW (Germany)
KREDEX (Estonia)
MFB (Hungary)
SID Bank (Slovenia)
SNCI (Luxembourg)
SZRB (Slovakia)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 80,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 80,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 80,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.