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Wholesale Lending


The Development Bank of Nigeria provides wholesale term funding and risk-sharing facilities to Participating Financial Institutions (eligible retail intermediaries such as commercial banks, microfinance banks, existing retail DFIs and leasing companies) for on-lending to MSMEs.

Our products and services are designed to develop the society around us, supporting local entrepreneurs and empowering small business owners to drive economic growth.

The DBN loan repayment tenure is flexible (up to 10 years with a moratorium period of up to 18 months) and the pricing is pragmatic and referenced to market rates.

We are committed to facilitating increased access to financing for MSMEs.

 

Partial Credit Risk Guarantees


Participating Financial Institutions may opt to share risk with the Development Bank of Nigeria.

 

Capacity Building


Technical Assistance will be provided to both the Participating Financial Institutions and the ultimate end borrowers.

About DBN

Development Bank of Nigeria exists to alleviate financing constraints faced by Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) and small corporate in Nigeria through providing financing, partial credit guarantees and technical assistance to eligible financial intermediaries on a market-conforming and fully financially sustainable basis.