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Banking: Finance plus advice

Whether you are a bank, an insurance company or a specialist finance institution operating in a developing or emerging-market country, you benefit from a professional and reliable financing partner with extensive expertise and an excellent network. We offer service packages that are tailored to meet your needs.

We provide long-term financing and offer comprehensive advisory services as well as work out carefully planned solutions with you. We are at your side and advise you competently while further developing your forward-looking offers and financial services. As our customer, you benefit from our considerable expertise, our international network and 19 locations worldwide.

DEG customer comments

We have a strong partnership with DEG. Together we support local Nigerian SMEs and German businesses coming and willing to invest in Nigeria.

Herbert Wigwe, Group Managing Director of Access Bank in Nigeria

What we offer


We provide tailored financing solutions to our customers in the form of long-term loans, equity investments and mezzanine finance. We can also mobilise and arrange larger volumes for our customers by getting additional private investors on board.

Advice plus support

Our services also include promotional programmes, enabling us to support you in a targeted way. We can offer and co-finance various Business Support Services – for example in ESG or risk management. What’s more, we also advise our bank customers on expanding their SME business or other business lines with potential.


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Our partner countries

DEG finances only in emerging and developing countries. These are regularly defined in the OECD Development Committee (DAC). The current DAC list with our partner countries can be found here.

DAC list

Financing in local currency

We offer you long-term loans, including in local currency.

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