News Archive, July 2019

July 20, 2019

The Development Bank of Jamaica has announced that it will be offering a series of training workshops for Jamaica’s Business Service Organizations (BSOs) in the area of Equity Financing, commencing July 2019.  The training workshops are the culmination of a consultancy to develop a standardized curriculum - Introduction to Equity Financing - for BSOs, and are part of the Jamaica Venture Capital Programme’s (JVCP) mandate for establishment of a sustained venture capital and private equity industry in Jamaica.

Milverton Reynolds, Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica explains; “As we look to building…

July 14, 2019

The Development Bank of Jamaica hosted its 2019 International Conference on Private Equity and Infrastructure Development on June 10 - 13 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Organised under the theme: ‘DELIVERING ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS: Financing Regional Infrastructure, SMEs & Innovation’, the conference included fireside conversations, plenaries, roundtable discussions, workshops, market soundings and numerous networking opportunities. More than 80 speakers, including notable local finance industry leaders Dr. The Hon. Nigel Clarke, Sen. The Hon. Pearnel P. Charles Jr., and The Hon. Michael Lee-Chin…