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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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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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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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New investment in Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar Development Fund II

CLMDF II, a regional private equity fund focused on investing in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) located in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. CLMDF II...

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