Who are we?

Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) is a credit institution 100%-owned by the Bulgarian state. It was established in 1999 as the Encouragement Bank with main focus to support small and medium-sized enterprises. BDB is among the top four Bulgarian banks in terms of credit rating, rated "BBB" with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings. It is the only Bulgarian bank to provide direct financing as well as financing via other credit institutions.

Our mission

We provide financing and professional consulting to support the industrial growth of the Bulgarian economy

Our focus

We invest in key sectors of the economy: energy efficiency, infrastructure, agriculture, urban development, exports

Our group

We are a full-fledged banking group offering a full range of financial services and support the business at every stage of development

What do you need?

Take advantage of current financing opportunities for your small or medium business. Select the program and we will direct you to the appropriate company

What do you need?

Three Seas Initiative Information Portal

Here you can find more information about the 3 Seas Initiative and Investment Fund (3SIIF) - goals, mission, participants, priority areas and the mini -conference “Equity for Infrastructure”, hosted by Bulgarian Development Bank.

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Why choose us?

BDB is among the top four Bulgarian banks in terms of credit rating, rated "BBB" with a positive outlook by Fitch Ratings.

Years of Experience
Supported Companies
Billion leva in corporate loans
International Partners

Financial support for victims of COVID-19

Here you will find information about the BDB programs in support of business and news related to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Learn quickly and conveniently about the latest news and initiatives related to the Bulgarian Development Bank.

BDB supports the debut of an international documentary film festival in Bulgaria

The first edition of the Rhodope International Film Festival will take place between September 16 and 21 on an open...

See more ➔ 07.09.2021

BDB will support the Startup World Cup Bulgaria 2021

Which is the best startup project in our country? This will be determined on 19 November in Plovdiv, when the Startup...

See more ➔ 31.08.2021

Jivko Todorov talks to Forbes about sustainable partnerships, high efficiency and principles

Interview with the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Development Bank for the series Forbes Men 2021 - Men on Top

See more ➔ 25.08.2021
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