The state of Berlin grants state loan guarantees, and the German government grants federal loan guarantees, in the form of „Ausfallbürgschaften,“ or (default) securities in order to aid the process of receiving loans from your financing partner. These loan guarantees are intended to cover possible default risks for the creditor. The formal application must be made with the applicant’s financing partner.
There must be sound argumentation that the project would not be possible without the loan guarantees. Applications must be sent to IBB Investitionsbank Berlin or BürgschaftsBank Berlin Brandenburg before the start of the project; the choice depends on the project site within Berlin and the amount of the requested guarantee.