Driving big business

As the financial engine behind the UAE's economic diversification and industrial transformation plans, it's our drive to help big businesses across five priority sectors to make big moves. 


Since 2021, we have approved AED4.75 billion in large corporate loans.

  • Our corporate financing supports companies in pursuing growth opportunities, strategic initiatives and expansion into new markets.
  • We tailor options to cater to large corporations’ specific needs, allowing them to execute their business plans.
  • We enable you to fund significant capital expenditures, such as building new production facilities, upgrading infrastructure, or acquiring advanced technology and equipment.


Here are some solutions relevant to Large Corporates companies

Long Term Finance (capex)

We enable ambitious companies to invest in productive assets - infrastructure, technology and other large, costly assets necessary for growth, innovation, and competitiveness

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Greenfield and Brownfield Project Finance

Funding the development and re-development of the UAE Whether it’s a large-scale brand new development, or the redevelopment of an existing project, EDB is ready to help finance green field and brownfield projects.

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Advanced Technology Financing

Supporting the technological advancement of the UAE The UAE has always been a technology-focused nation. To maintain our advanced edge, we help ambitious companies invest in their future success by facilitating finance options.

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EDB is excited to bring SMEs smarter business banking through our partnership with YAP. The all in one banking app means...

  • SMEs can kick start their business with quick set-up, a range of transactional services and access to lending products.
  • 24/7 access with secure, convenient, digital banking on-the-go.
  • No minimum balance criteria.
  • Account activation completed within 48 hours and your business account IBAN reserved in a matter of minutes.

Our Business Banking App will be continuously upgraded to provide the latest features/services available in digital business banking.

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We go beyond financial support to provide a platform that empowers rising startups and micro SMEs within UAE to be ready for business. With our key knowledge and support of 5 priority sectors in the UAE economy, we help businesses to run more efficiently, decrease financial risk and embrace innovation to capitalise on opportunities.

Just some of the support you can expect...

  • Business training for Startups and SMEs through online and in-person sessions.
  • Accessible tools and guidance to stimulate business growth through our collaborations with partners.
  • Preparing Startups for business banking at their early stages of business development through mentorship and knowledge sharing.
  • Events and networking opportunities.

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Empowering your business when you need it most

From account set up to financing business needs

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