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DFC is an independent private firm of consultants, whose original and major specialisation is the development of the financial sector in emerging economies. The company is privately owned, based in Barcelona, and with extensive project references in advising the international financial sector including strategic and institutional aspects, public finance, assistance to the banks, sector policy issues, access to finance, organisation creation, capacity building and evaluation.

DFC was founded in 1980 in response to a growing demand for expertise from the banking sector, financial institutions, governments and international agencies. Today, the company’s aim is to propose specialised expertise with advanced solutions for the different stages of the project or investment cycle from identification to preparation, through implementation and up to the evaluation stage, taking into account the specificity of each situation and the complexity of global integration.

Since inception we have carried over 800 projects in our areas of activity, in 150 countries and for over 100 clients among multilateral and bilateral institutions, governments, supervisory institutions, financial institutions, banks and foundations.

Since 2005 DFC has led various consortia of companies under the scheme of the EU-funded Framework Contracts, in sectors such as trade and private sector development (FWC BENEF 2005 and 2009 – Lot 10), macroeconomics and public finance (FWC BENEF 2005, 2009 and 2013 – Lot 11) and innovative financing for development (FWC BENEF 2018 – Lot 6). Overall, DFC has implemented over 285 FWC assignments within the last 15 years.

Since June 2018 DFC is implementing and managing, as Lead Contractor, the FWC BENEF 2018 – Europe Aid/138778/DH/SER/multi, Lot 6: Innovative Financing for Development. Should you have experience in areas closely related to these sectors of activity and would be interested in participating in DFC-led Consortium’s proposals pleasesend us your curriculum vitae to fwc-lot6@bcn.thedfcgroup.com

Some of our clients


  • The European Union

  • The World Bank

  • International Finance Corporation

  • European Investment Bank

  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

  • African Development Bank Group

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Latest projects

Evaluation of Structural Programme Loan Operations – EIB

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Marseille Centre for Mediterranean Integration – Assessment Report 2011

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