In line with The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030 to promote economic diversification and reduce the Kingdom’s dependency on hydrocarbon sector, and as part of BDB’s continued efforts to assist entrepreneurs and the private sector, the Investment Division works closely with the Banking Division and the Development Division to identify opportunities and offer a complete platform for entrepreneurs consisting of a wide variety of products and services including Equity, Credit Facilities, Advisory Services and Incubation.
The Investment Division provides minority interest equity participation as a shareholder into private companies as means of financing. Investments can be made at different levels of a firm’s business cycle, including establishment and growth stage, focusing primarily on businesses with opportunity to be leaders in a fragmented market, firms with potential for going international, and those with high commitment from both its owners and management. The main aim is to assist the entrepreneurs in achieving their goals and reaching their full potential.
The Bank’s Investment Division is focused on supporting key industries such as Retail, Education, Food and beverages, Transportation, Manufacturing, Recycling, Services, Microfinance, Healthcare, Energy Saving, other sectors could be considered on a case by case basis.
We would primarily consider businesses with opportunity to be leaders in a fragmented market, firms with potential for going international, and those with high commitment from both its owners and management.
We are keen to support businesses that promote import substitution, export opportunities, job creation, value addition and attract foreign investment.
BDB has extensive experience in different industries. The investment team has a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities facing small and medium size company in Bahrain. We are prepared to help companies reach their full potential and to generate superior returns for owners and investors.
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