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.
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.