The Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) was established in 1977 under Decree No.21 as a development finance institution with a specific mandate to assist in the economic development of the Seychelles.
The Government of Seychelles is the major shareholder of DBS with a 60.5% stake. The remaining shareholders include the Agence Francaise de Development with 20% shares, the European Investment Bank with 15.91% shares. The Novobank holds the remaining 1.59% share.
DBS mission is to provide financial assistance to SMEs, especially to the risky sectors of the Seychelles economy ensuring that finance is channeled where most needed, hence bridging the gap between commercial investment and economic development. The Bank’s vision is to remain a friendly and customer focused financial institution in meeting customers’ requirement in productive sectors of the economy.
Head Office: Development Bank of Seychelles, P.O. Box 217, Independence Avenue, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
Tel: +248 4294400
Fax: +248 4224274