SME Leasing Limited (The Company) was incorporated as an unlisted public limited company on July 12,2005. The company, while still remains a subsidiary of SME Bank Limited has now become a listed Company on Lahore Stock Exchange. The core Objective of the Company is to extend Lease and Working Capital financing facilities to small and medium enterprises of the country.
The Company was granted the Certificate for commencement of business on January 28,2003 and under an arrangement with SME Bank Limited, the assets and liabilities of the leasing division of SME Bank Limited were transfer to the Company on January 31,2003.
The objective for forming SMEL is to contribute monetarily, as much as possible, towards the economics growth of the country and at the same time bringing about cultural change in the uplift of the SME sector by providing client-specific financing facilities.
The Company primarily concentrates on SME sector with a vision to enhance their assets and technology capabilities. it provides a window to the SMEs with one of the largest branch networks in Pakistan. Currently the company has eight branches operating in the major cities of the country.
The Company has been assigned following rating by JCR-VIS.
Long Term: BB- Short Term: B