Our Investment Approach

We are convinced that while businesses and entrepreneurs should prioritize attractive financial returns businesses, they should also operate for social good, for development, and by abiding with environmental sustainability principles. As part of our core principles, we at DBG embed these core pillars in everything we do.

Financing Partners (LPs)

Govt. of Ghana to support by providing Government Equity Support, Non
Equity Support from Government; some private-sector Equity support; Professional Governance and Management Structure; Skilled and Experienced Manpower; Partnerships/Collaborations with Other Institutions; Low cost; Funds, Interest Spreads and Employee Productivity; Appropriate Regulatory Framework

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Investment Strategy

We are looking for Long-term Investment Partnerships

The value-adding requirement that we seek to embed in our financing partners, and other financial investors do understand that DBG is focused on long term capital recycling. This approach is different from permanent capital and traditional private equity because our goal is to return investors money with a reasonable return.

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We set a clear-cut sector focus agenda

DBG focuses primarily on business in (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) FMCG, Retail and Distribution, Education & High Value Services Skills, Healthcare and Bio Technology, and Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Technology Media and Telecommunications, Transportation and Logistics, Heritage Restoration and Tourism.

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Focus Sectors

Through its partner financial institutions DBG will invest in or on-lend to companies operating in the Manufacturing Sector, Tech & Fintech, Education, Transportation, Heritage and Tourism, Transportation & Industrials, Agriculture, Leisure, Retail Services, ICT, FMCG, Healthcare & Insurance.

Agric Businesses

The agriculture sector in Ghana is underdeveloped and has huge potential with significant amount of arable land for commercial farming. However, the industry has underperformed with some of the the lowest agriculture productivity despite abundant labour.



When we look at our school systems, there are significant number of communities that remain significantly under-served in Ghana. The demand for good quality education in Ghana is at an all-time high with the failure of the public educational systems to catch up with the


Fast Moving Consumers
Goods (FMCG):

The FMCG sector in Ghana benefits fully from macro-trends, local consumption, a moderate middle-class population growth, per capita income growth and improved regulation and fiscal policies. As a result of the strong fundamentals DBG


Healthcare & Insurance

Ghana’s healthcare system is aging, demand for services remain high, creating a burden for the already fragile system. The sector lacks major development structurally from an infrastructure point, from a training viewpoint as well as from a practitioner


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Development Impact

Development Impact: We seek to provide growth capital to businesses with a proven business model, mission-aligned management teams and the potential to generate wide scale local development impact such as jobs, skill training, housing etc at a scale necessary to make a difference. We follow international standards with relative-value versus risk in our investment approach. Diversifying our investment portfolio across a broad range of developmental impact sectors in Ghana, and offering financial instruments that can support the entire capital structure underpins our investment approach. Our top priority while trying to achieve risk-adjusted financial returns is ensure we are supporting communities change and grow. For DBG a successful investment is when underserved communities’ benefit from access to basic products and services, creating new jobs, while protecting the environment.