Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc., formerly Guyana Finance Corporation Limited, was incorporated as a limited liability company on May 22, 1995 under the Companies Act Chapter 89:01 and continued under the Companies Act 1991 on May 27,1997.

By Special Resolution on July 30, 1998 the Company’s name was changed to Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc.

The Company was licensed by the Bank of Guyana under Section 6 (2) of the Financial Institutions Act 1995 to carry on non-depository financial business in Guyana with the exception of Trust Business with effect from March 16, 2001 and opened for business on June 26, 2001.

The Company was registered by the Guyana Securities Council under Section 47 (2) of the Securities Industry Act 1998 to conduct business as a Broker and Investment Advisor with effect from April 7, 2003.

The Company, having been admitted to membership of The Guyana Association of Securities Companies and Intermediaries Incorporated in accordance with Rule 3.04, was granted a license under Section 47 (1) of the Securities Industry Act 1998 to carry on business as a Broker with effect from July 16, 2003.



Mission Statement

To contribute to the economic advancement of Guyana, acting as a catalyst for financial sector expansion through the provision of high-quality and creative Merchant Banking services to domestic corporations and institutions, both public and private, and to foreign investors, utilizing the dynamism and innovative skills of a highly professional staff dedicated to the needs of our clients and drawing on our extensive network of international relationships.



Business Activities

Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc., Guyana’s first Merchant Banking institution, engages in the provision of the following financial services:

  • Securities Brokerage
  • Securities Issuance
  • Investment Advisory
  • Investment Management



Contact Details

Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc.
GBTI Corporate Office
High and Young Streets
Telephone : 592-223-5193/4
Facsimile : 592-223-5195
E-mail :

Managing Director : Mr. Richard Isava


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