BDC provides the following products:
Presently, the Corporation has close to 100 investments through subsidiary, associate and affiliate companies in all sectors of the economy except large scale mining.
Subsidiary companies are independent and BDC influence is exercised through the directors it nominates to subsidiary boards (appointees do not have to be BDC employees).
Directors are also nominated to the boards of associate and affiliate companies.
Such appointees largely act in advisory and monitoring capacity.