Performance and impact


Five-year performance and impact 

We are an impact investor with a social purpose and we put Wales's potential at the heart of our decision-making. By making sustainable, effective finance accessible we help businesses that stand to contribute financially, socially, ethically and environmentally to our communities in Wales, and for the future of the wider world.


Direct investment into Welsh businesses


Private sector co-investment 


Delivered to new homeowners through Help to Buy Wales


Business supported 


Jobs supported


Total impact on Welsh economy 

(Figures to March 2022 and including loans from the Covid-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme)


Development Bank of Wales F/Y ended 31 March 2022

  • £173 million total impact on the Welsh economy 
  • £109 million direct investment into Welsh businesses
  • £64 million additional investment from banks and other private-sector co-investment 
  • 519 investments made
  • 3,540 jobs created or safeguarded in Wales     



Annual reports

Read our Annual report and financial statements for the 2021/22 financial year which provides audited financial statements for the Development Bank of Wales Group, as well as additional information about our objectives, how we operate and our performance and impact.


Impact metrics data disclosure

See our reports and documents section for more.