Business Financing

We are here for you when the time comes to secure financing for the launch or growth of your business. However, there are numerous considerations to take into account and specific criteria to meet:

Criteria to take into account:

Whether you require financing for the start-up or growth of your business, every request is rigorously evaluated in accordance with a list of pre-established criteria:

  • Entrepreneur, associates and/or business partners’ financial contribution
  • Involvement of independent investors
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the business
  • Growth or start-up risk factors
  • Financial consequences and profitability
  • Financial flexibility and ability to support the business
  • Serious business plan with credible data
  • Knowledge of the industry
  • Shareholders’ expertise with respect to management and administration
  • Sales and business development
  • Industry/sector
  • Target market

In some cases, the person in charge of your file may ask you to make certain adjustments before re-evaluating your request. However, certain situations could lead to the denial of a request, the most common of which include:

  • Insufficient initial investment or financial value of parties involved
  • Unrealistic projections or questionable chances of success
  • Potential environmental conflict or issue

Depending on your situation, additional conditions and guarantees could be required. Do not hesitate to speak to your banker to find the solution that is best suited to your business.

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Specialized financing

National Bank gives special attention to the needs of specialized sectors. Through the years, we have developed an expertise in certain industries in order to bring you personalized and flexible solutions that meet your needs.

Here are some of the sectors in which our experts stand out:

  • Agriculture
  • Agri-food
  • Cinema and television
  • Franchises
  • Green technology
  • Health care
  • Information technology
  • Life sciences
  • Oil industry
  • Real estate

No matter the size of your project, we are here to accompany you and help you achieve your objectives. Do not hesitate to consult us.

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