BLF is an old established leading bank in Corporate Banking and an active professional provider of quality services to the Lebanese and regional markets. Our specialized team covers all segments of the business and is fully dedicated and committed to present our clients with needed advisory and adapted solutions to their requirements.
Commercial banking activities are carried out through two main commercial divisions: the small and middle market banking division and the corporate banking division:
- the small and middle market banking division covers small or
medium-sized businesses, with a credit exposure of up to USD 1.5 million and / or an annual turnover of less than USD 10 million.
- the corporate banking division covers largest clients in terms of sales turnover or facilities extended. Corporate clients are currently defined as those with a sales turnover exceeding USD 10 million and / or whose banking facilities at the bank exceed USD 1.5 million.
Corporate division is divided into five units focusing on different economic sectors: the general trading and food retail unit, the general contracting and real estate unit, the international trading, services and insurance unit, the industries unit; and the syndicated, subsidized and special loans unit. In addition to the primary products and services, the small and middle market banking division and the corporate banking division provide advisory services. Such advisory services include, among others, the promotion of a wide array of financing programs such as Kafalat subsidized loans, Central Bank of Lebanon subsidized loans, Arab Trade Financing Program borrowings and European Investment Bank credit products. Through these services we aim to reduce the financing costs to our customers and afford them with easier access to export markets, thereby developing sustained customer relationships.