Nomou Iraq SME loans and business support from GroFin

Expert advice and support from your GroFin Iraq investment team

Business Support from GroFin Iraq

Get a business check-up before we finance you with a SME business loan

Before we finance you

When you apply for a business loan through the Nomou Iraq Fund, A GroFin Iraq Investment Manager works with you to ensure your business is investment-ready. We conduct a thorough review of your business and assist you in developing a robust business plan, outlining risks and opportunities.

We provide on-going business support to grow your SME

Working with you

Your GroFin Iraq Investment Manager assists you with practical business solutions in key sectors covering education, healthcare, manufacturing, agri-processing. We also work with you to grow your network, develop your skills and gain business exposure.

Reap the benefits through GroFin partnerships and access to networks

Reaping the benefits

Our entrepreneurs benefit from the Nomou Programme and GroFin partnerships with international organisations that provide access to customised business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks.

Why Business Support?

As a business owner in Iraq, you already know how much hard work and perseverance goes into building a SME.

We understand how many challenges you had to overcome to get here. To acquire financial support is only one of the many obstacles you have to face as an entrepreneur. Our business support provides you with a trusted advisor to help identify and overcome all the other challenges that can come your way while recognising the opportunities.

What do we offer?

Your GroFin Iraq Investment Manager meets with you regularly to discuss the strategy and performance of your business to help you identify risks and opportunities. You remain in control of your operations, but we look for the red flags and help you think beyond day-to-day management to ensure your business continues to grow.

Our investment team advises and guides you on implementing processes and procedures that make your business more efficient. This can include advice in areas such as financial management and accounting, human resources, marketing, and operations. We further assist you in areas such as formalising your business structure and succession planning.

We offer clients access to a wide network of potential business partners, suppliers and other institutions that can assist you to manage and grow your business more effectively. You can also leverage on the Nomou Programme and GroFin international footprint and get access to international accredited business mentors and global market insights.

Business Support Stages

Your GroFin Iraq investment team put your needs first. We roll up our sleeves and gain a thorough understanding of your business with you. From pre- to post-finance business support, we help our entrepreneurs succeed by providing them expert advice and continuous guidance throughout their journey with us:



Business Plan



• Viability & risk assessment
• Cash flow analysis
• Compliance & business review
• ESG assessment

• Robust Business Plan
• Risk mitigation
• Financial plan

• Sales & distribution
• Assistance in recruitment &
  contract negotiation
• Project management
• Supply chain

• Succession planning
• Governance
• Implementing ESG best

• Market linkages
• Financial management
• Leadership & management



Industry Experts

The GroFin Iraq investment process and business support offering is strengthened by a team of industry experts who possess in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in our sectors of focus, namely, agri-processing, manufacturing, education, and healthcare. Our Industry Expert (IndEx) programme has been proven to reduce risk in these sectors.

A GroFin industry expert helps our teams to identify and address key risk areas early on based on the lessons learnt from previous transactions.

Raed Adnan,
Investment Executive: GroFin Iraq

Expert advice and support from your GroFin Iraq investment team

Global Partnership Benefits

Benefit from GroFin global partnerships

The GroFin Iraq investment team develops partnerships with credible local trade groups, government ministries, development agencies, and large organisations with extensive supply chains and other local SME stakeholders to provide support and development assistance to SMEs seeking sustainable growth.

The combined offering of business support and our partners’ expertise works to stimulate the well-being and development of entrepreneurs. Our partner industry experts strive to develop growth strategies, manage and mitigate risk and achieve overall sustainability of your business. This makes our entrepreneurs’ businesses more viable and competitive, thus allowing them to contribute to their communities positively through job creation and improvement in livelihoods.