Access to Finance for SMEs

4th Roundtable

Access to Finance for SMEs

In the European SME week 2011, FEE organised the fourth Round Table discussion on Access to Finance for SMEs, this time focussing on “Financing growth, equipment and trade”, on Thursday 6 October 2011 at 14.00 CEST in the FEE offices in Brussels.

The objective of the FEE Round Table series is to raise awareness of the challenges that SMEs currently face in gaining access to external finance in many EU Member States and to identify and discuss solutions.

Related files:

document pdf text 1. Programme
document pdf text 2. Speakers’ CVs
document pdf text 3. Presentation of Giorgia Butturi
document pdf text 4. Presentation of Dörte Höppner
document pdf text 5. Presentation of Chris Dauw

Related links: The European SME week 2011



  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Registration and coffee

  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Opening by

    Olivier Boutellis-Taft, FEE CEO

  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Synergies between SMEs, accountants and banks

    Giorgia Butturi, Studio Butturi, Italy

  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Asset Finance

    Jacqueline Mills, Senior Adviser, Leaseurope (European Federation of Leasing
    Company Associations)

  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Venture Capital

    Dörte Höppner, Secretary General, European Private Equity and Venture Capital
    Association (EVCA)

  • 00:00 - 20:22

    Credit Mediation

    Chris Dauw, Company Credit Mediator, Belgium

  • 00:00 - 20:22


    Francis Chittenden, ACCA Professor of Small Business Finance, Chair of the
    FEE SMP Task Force