The KfW Bankengruppe is the nationally operating development bank of the Federal Republic of Germany. It makes available a number of different financing tools such as promotional loan programs, mezzanine financing, and private equity.
The KfW is organized into different departments - each specialized according to different target groups and available financing tools.
The KfW offers a number of loan programs for investment projects. The Entrepreneur Loan (Unternehmerkredit) is the most important one. Please read about program details here.
The KfW is contacted via the applicant’s bank which normally complements its own financial package using the range of KfW financing tools available. Investors should have a German bank or a subsidiary of their domestic bank in Germany to ease the KfW loan application process.You can find this fragment in the following contexts: