• SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

    Report on Operations 2015: Investments in 9 projects

Our mission

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 124,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (2015)

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

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Syndicated senior loan to XacBank Mongolia

XacBank is seen as one of the most solid financial institutions in Mongolia. Still, it lacks broad access to long-term debt to sustainably grow. By...

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New report: Investments in the Agricultural Value Chain

SIFEM, CDC, IFU, Norfund and DEG have collaborated on a new report which provides environmental and social (E&S) guidance to investors in agricultural...

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Media release: SIFEM AG achieves its first positive operating result in 2015

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM), the development finance institution of the Swiss government, has for the first time achieved a...

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