Eligible Lenders1. Banks with CAMELS rating of at least “3”;
2. Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NBFIs) supervised by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
PurposeTo expand the Lenders’ SME portfolio by utilizing the sovereign rating and zero–risk weight feature of PHILGUARANTEE’s guarantee
Eligible Borrowers1. SMEs engaged in:
a. export trade;
b. manufacturing;
c. import substitutes;
d. trading activities;
e. Industries in the list of Investment Priorities Plan (IPP) of the Board of Investments (BOI)
2. Existing SMEs with a satisfactory credit rating and no incidences of past due.
Loan Amount Per BorrowerFrom PhP 500,000 up to PhP 50 Million per Borrower


Portfolio RequirementNo minimum number of borrowers per batch
Guarantee Limit / CoveragePro-rata risk sharing guarantee from fifty percent (50%) to eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of loan.
Nature of the GuaranteeOrdinary Guarantee
SCGF is not a first loss guarantee, but a pro-rata risk guarantee of losses after reasonable collection efforts pursuant to Circular No. 855 Series of 2014 issued by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
Eligible Loan PurposeWorking Capital
For Purely Working Capital Loans: Guarantee Ceiling is a maximum of fifty percent (50%)
Term of Loan1 – 3 years
Term of GuaranteeOne Year
Portfolio/Account ReviewEvery Anniversary Date
Portfolio Default TolerancePHILGUARANTEE has the discretion to review the guarantee facility of a Bank once it reaches any of these points:
1. GNPL of Covered Loans reaches twice (2x) BSP average GNPL per latest yearend BSP statistics. Benchmark shall be based on Bank’s Classification (i.e. UKB/KB, TB, RB).
2. When actual claims reach 30% of the guaranteed amount PHILGUARANTEE may suspend acceptance of new accounts during the review period. Existing Guaranteed Accounts will not be affected.
Guarantee Fee1.25% to 2.50% per annum plus GRT
Origination FeeFive (5) basis points (bps) for every PhP 10 Million (0.05% per PhP 10 million) payable upfront.
Out of pocket feesNot Applicable
Amendment FeePhP 5,000.00 per amendment
Collateral/SecurityAs maybe required by the accredited lending bank or financial institution

MSMEs shall be defined as any business activity or enterprise engaged in industry, agribusiness, and/or services whether single proprietorship, cooperative, partnership or corporation whose total assets, inclusive of those arising from loans but exclusive of the land on which the particular business entity’s office, plant and equipment are situated, must have value falling under the following categories:
1. Micro not more than P3,000,000
2. Small P3,000,001 to P15,000,000
3. Medium P15,000,001 to P100,000,000