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Development Bank of Wales impact


As Finance Wales and now as the Development Bank of Wales, we've been investing into Welsh businesses and the economy since 2001.

£0.5 bn

 Direct investment

£0.7 bn

Private sector leverage

£1.2 bn

Total invested

(Figures as of 31st December 2017)


Jobs created or safeguarded

We support the Welsh Government’s vision of a strong Welsh economy where businesses grow and create jobs. Since 2001 we have created or safeguarded thousands of jobs in Wales.


Jobs created


Jobs safeguarded


Total jobs safeguarded or created

The Development Bank of Wales Group

The Development Bank of Wales Group is made up of the Development Bank of Wales, Angels Invest Wales and North of England fund manager FW Capital.

Group investment history figures since 2001

  • £578.42 million invested
  • 4,435 investments
  • £891.22 million additional investment leveraged
  • 54,335 jobs created or safeguarded

(Figures as of 31st December 2017)