Scale Manufacture & Export Fund (SMEF)


Scale Manufacture & Export Fund (SMEF) is a high-growth special purpose debt vehicle created under IM Ventures, the implementer of USAID Lebanon Investment Initiative (LII).

SMEF aims to provide local SMEs with an opportunity to access capital in order to reach new markets.

The fund invested in 8 SMEs in the Agri-food, Chemicals, and Paper & Textile sectors, operating out of Lebanon with sustainable and scalable business models, and products geared towards export.