• 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 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 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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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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