• Development Effects Report 2015

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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 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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New investment in Venture East II

The VenturEast Proactive Fund II is an India only focused venture capital /early-stage fund. It seeks to invest in early stage, technology focused...

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SIFEM publishes its 2015 Development Effects Report

The report clearly demonstrates that investments in small, medium and fast-growing enterprises generate sustainable development effects.

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Swiss President Schneider-Ammann visits SIFEM investee company in Colombia

Swiss President Johann N. Schneider-Ammann visited Proenfar, an investee company of SIFEM. Proenfar is a leading producer of plastic containers in the...

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