• SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

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The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets is the development finance institution of the Swiss Confederation. SIFEM promotes long-term, sustainable and broad-based economic growth in developing and emerging countries by providing financial support to commercially viable small, medium and fast-growing enterprises (SMEs) which in turn helps to create secure and permanent jobs and reduce poverty.

Active portfolio of 421 companies (funds, financial institutions and their investments) spread across 72 countries

Promotion and creation of around 48,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (2014)

A total of approx. USD 707.9m has been invested in 108 investments to date.

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New investment in APIS Growth Fund I

SIFEM invested USD 10m in Apis Growth Fund I. Apis is a USD 250m (target) fund with a focus on innovation in financial services in low and...

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Invitation for tender

SIFEM is looking for a new Custodian and Administrator. The service period is 5 years (1 March 2017 – 28 February 2022) with renewal option of 5 years...

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New loan to ACLEDA Bank

SIFEM extended a USD10 million subordinated loan to ACLEDA Bank Plc. in Cambodia. ACLEDA currently is the largest financial institution in Cambodia....

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