BSTDB invests equity in private sector companies and financial institutions in order to facilitate or enhance the participation of private capital, as well as to encourage the mobilization of additional capital from external sources.
Terms and conditions:
- Minority position, between 5% to 25% of the entity’s share capital
- Average time for maintaining an equity investment: 5 years
- Rate of return reflecting the risk profile of the investment
- Clearly defined exit strategy
The bank does not seek an active role in the day to day management of the company.
BSTDB subscribes to both common and preferred shares equity, in general as a result of private equity placements rather than public offering.