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BFPME - Bank of Financing Small and Medium Enterprises

BFPME is a bank that covers all the spectrum of the advisory, follow up and financing services dedicated essentially to Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).
BFPME was established on March, 1st 2005 under the law n° 65 2001.
BFPME has a capital of 100 Million TND
Shareholders :

Tunisian government
Tunisie Télécom
Groupe Chimique
OACA (Office de l’Aviation Civile et des Aéroports)
OCT (Office du Commerce de Tunisie)
SOTUGAR (Société Tunisienne de Garantie


To provide the needed assistance and support in order to facilitate the creation and the extension of the SME by:

Assisting the promoters in finalizing projects feasibility studies and business plans and helping them in the funding process.
Assisting the promoters to take advantage of the various incentives granted by the government (FOPRODI, Regional Development funds, RITI, etc.)
Assisting the promoters during all project stages (from the start and during operation).

To facilitate access to SME funding and development by:

Participating in their funding (long and medium term loans) and sharing risks with the credit and leasing institutions (banks, leasing firms, etc.)
Financing SME who participate in public tenders with the possibility of giving advances to winning contractors.
Participating in the startups equity financing.


BFPME Bank of Financing Small and Medium Enterprises
Address : 34, Rue Hédi Karray Centre Urbain Nord - El Menzah IV – 1004 – Tunis
Phone: +216 71 718 000
Fax : +216 71 716 800
Email :

Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation
63, rue de Syrie, 1002 Tunis Belvédère - Tunisie
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