In partnership with Kafalat, LSB is offering Kafalat Basic to finance the fixed asset and working capital needs of SMEs. The participation of Kafalat helps the client to secure a loan through the provision of a guarantee.
Loan Currency: USD /LBP
Maximum loan amount: LBP 300,000,000 or countervalue in USD or EUR
Interest rate in LBP: Yield of Lebanese Treasury bills+3%
Interest rate in foreign currency: Libor (1 year)+5.5%
Interest rates subsidized by the Central Bank: up to 4.5% over a maximum period of 7 years
Repayment period of 7 years within a grace period varying from 6 months to 1 year.
Kafalat guarantees 75% of the loan, making it easier for you to secure financing if you would ordinarily have insufficient mortgages
Maximum tender: 7 years, with 6 to 12 months grace period
No file fees
The loan may cover the purchase of machinery, equipment, raw materials, spare parts and the financing of working capital. Furthermore, 15% may be used to finance professional services.
SMEs with less than 40 registered employees operating in industry, tourism, agriculture, high technologies or crafts are eligible
No specific requirement for legal entity type, but must be registered in Lebanon