- CDHIB is a leading investment bank in Malawi. It opened for business on 2nd April 2012 following the successful conversion from Continental Discount House Limited (CDH) which had operated in the financial sector for 14 years since August 1998.
- CDHIB’s unique service proposition is investment banking and corporate financial advisory service to its clients in a way not offered in the Malawi financial sector. It is a deposit-taking investment bank out of which it makes loans and advances.
- We offer personalized financial services to clients who wish to grow their business. Our point of differentiation lies in our commitment to an on-going client-adviser relationship and delivery of tailor-made financial solutions that are unique in the Malawian financial services sector.
- CDHIB is a subsidiary of Continental Holdings Limited, a fast growing financial services group. Other companies within the group include Continental Asset Management Limited, Continental Asset Management Nominees Limited, Continental Capital Limited, Continental Properties Limited and CDH Commodities Limited.
Mission statement, vision and values
- Our mission:To deliver financial solutions to our clients by effectively utilizing the best human capital and information technology. CDHIB is committed, through good corporate governance and compliance, to meeting the requirements of its shareholders and the regulatory authorities.
- Our vision: To be the leading specialist bank in Malawi.
- Our values:
Our corporate governance practices are continually being reviewed and improved by benchmarking against internationally accepted best practices. The board is responsible for setting and reviewing the bank’s strategic direction and monitoring the implementation of strategy by management. The CEO is responsible for the strategic leadership of the business.
We believe that each team member is important and we attempt to give every employee the opportunity to develop and grow. Our open-door policy encourages sharing of ideas across all levels within the organization. We encourage all team members to ask questions and search for better solutions and in return we reward exceptional performance while identifying and correcting performance that does not meet the bank’s standards.
As the ultimate judges of our performance, our customers expect exceptional service and value. We therefore focus on developing new and better solutions to customers’ financial challenges. We stress creativity in everything we do and are proud to have pioneered several innovations in the industry. We appreciate the dedication and efforts from our team in upholding our values and standards of excellence.