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Small Business Lending

Small business lending for your everyday needs

Small Business lending when you need it the most

Whether you’re looking to manage expenses or invest in your small business, HSBC is dedicated to helping you reach your full potential with our suite of loan products.

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Award-winning small business banking

Winner of “Best Small Business Bank in Canada” by Cosmopolitan Business Awards 2022.5

Tailored lending solutions

Swift, convenient and flexible

Apply online and get a decision quickly to receive funding with HSBC eCredit™.

Protect your cash flow

  • Quickly secure funding up to $250,000 CAD.
  • Get revolving funds and only pay interest on the borrowed amount.

Secure, simple mobile access

Access both your small business and personal accounts through online or mobile banking.

Small Business lending products

HSBC eCredit™: Fast online credit applications for small businesses

It’s easy to secure financial support for your business without wasting time or resources. Simply apply with the HSBC eCredit™ online tool and receive a decision swiftly, conveniently and securely for funding up to $250,000 CAD.

For funds over $250,000 CAD please speak to one of our Business Relationship Managers in branch or over the phone.

Line of Credit

Best for when you’re looking to smooth out your business cash flow cycle.

Term Loans

Need to make a major capital expenditure (such as real estate, equipment purchase or renovations)? Maintain your cash flow while leveraging a Small Business Term Loan for a one-time large expense.

Low interest variable rate Small Business Term Loans

Do more for your small business with a special discounted variable interest rate below Prime Rate* for up to 3 years.

Other Small Business lending programs

Please call the Small Business Contact Centre at 1-877-955-HSBC(4722) or book an appointment to discuss our customized programs.

Commercial Real Estate Financing

  • Loans up to $1,250,000 CAD to help with your purchase or refinance of an owner-occupied commercial property4.

Professionals Banking Financing

Franchise Program

  • A program to assist with the purchase of select franchises in Education, Food & Beverage, Health, Retail and Service industries.

Canada Small Business Financing Loans (CSBFL) 

  • A government program to help new or existing businesses looking for financing for 

- Purchase or improvement of commercial property;

- Purchase of equipment;

- Leasehold improvements.

- For more information about the government program, visit Canada Small Business Financing Program.

HSBC Fusion: empowering your business and personal banking

Get more out of banking with HSBC Fusion. Manage your small business and personal accounts in one place, with one point of contact for all your banking needs. Plus, get extra services to help you thrive at work and at home.

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Issued by HSBC Bank Canada

* Terms and conditions apply. Offer expires December 8, 2023. All applications, rates and credit amounts are subject to approved credit. The Prime Rate is subject to change. Some credit applications may not qualify for these low interest offers but may still qualify for a credit offer.

1 To be eligible for HSBC Small Business Banking, your business must be a sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation domiciled in Canada and generate an annual gross revenue below $5 million CAD. Other requirements may apply.

2 The interest rate you pay on your Line of Credit will vary with the HSBC Prime rate. HSBC Prime rate means the annual rate of interest HSBC Bank Canada announces from time to time as a reference rate for determining interest rates on Canadian dollar retail loans in Canada. Rates are subject to change without notice. For information and to confirm most recent rates, please contact any HSBC Bank Canada branch. Standard monthly fee and application fee will be applied on the Line of Credit.

3 Both the loan and the chequing account are subject to approval and credit review.

4 The Owner to occupy a minimum of 51% of the square footage of the property. So long as the Owner occupies the majority of the property space, the remaining space could be leased, vacant, or both.

5 For Cosmopolitan The Daily award information, visit site:

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