Established in 1985, TDB is headquartered in Bujumbura (Burundi) and Ebene (Mauritius) with regional hubs in Nairobi (Kenya) and Harare (Zimbabwe).
Its mandate is to provide development capital and services through customer focused and innovative financing solutions. Although TDB is an institution of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), its membership is open to Non-COMESA States, non-regional countries as well as institutional shareholders. It offers a broad range of products and services, across both the private and public sectors, including debt, equity and quasi-equity as well as guarantees.