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1st Valley Bank

1st Valley Bank is a thrift bank based in Cagayan do Oro, Mindanao, which aims to be the preferred countrywide partner offering excellent, relevant and reliable banking services. Its 34 branches offer loans to teachers, SMEs and farmers.
Sugbuanon Rural Bank

In partnership with 1st Valley Bank, Bridge bought Sugbuanon Rural Bank in 2014. Sugbuanon Rural Bank has 7 branches on Cebu island, serving SMEs, public officials and farmers.
Our Shareholders


Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to building a financially inclusive world, with access to economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives. A world pioneer in microfinance, Accion has helped build 63 microfinance institutions in 31 countries reaching millions of clients on four continents. The Accion U.S. Network is the largest microfinance network in the country and, since inception, has served hundreds of thousands of clients with loans and support.
Bamboo Finance

Bamboo Finance is a global private equity firm with $250 Million AUM representing a portfolio of 46 investments in 31 countries with offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Bogota and Singapore. Bamboo Finance invests in companies that expand access, accelerate inclusion and improve the quality and affordability of goods and services for low income markets in developing economies.

DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und EntwicklungsgesellschaftmbH, based in Germany, is one of the largest European development finance institutions. DEG is a subsidiary of KfW. For more than 50 years, DEG has been financing and structuring the investments of private companies in developing and emerging market countries. DEG’s aim is to establish and expand private enterprise structures in developing and emerging countries, and thus create the basis for sustainable economic growth and a lasting improvement in the living conditions of the local population.

FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) is the Dutch development bank. FMO supports sustainable private-sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. FMO believes a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life. FMO focuses on three sectors that have high development impact: financial institutions, energy, and agribusiness, food & water. With an investment portfolio of EUR 6.2 billion, FMO is one of the largest European bilateral private-sector development banks.

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