• Report Edition 2018/19

    New report "SIFEM - Investing in Sustainable Development"

  • Mother Mary School - case study

    Mother Mary School Complex - a School built on Passion

  • Amret

    Case study about Amret, a microfinance institution in Cambodia

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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 and medium-sized companies (SMEs) as well as fast-growing enterprises which in turn helps to create secure and permanent jobs and reduce poverty.

Active portfolio of 478 companies (funds, financial institutions and their investments) 

Promotion and creation of around 830,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (since 2005)

A total of approx. USD 958.1m has been invested in 132 investments to date.

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New flagship report "Investing in Sustainable Development"

The current report "SIFEM - Investing in Sustainable Development" gives an overview of the institution’s investment activity, the development effects...

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Access to credit for SMEs in Cambodia

SIFEM provides a loan of USD 15 million to Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a Microfinance Institution in Cambodia. This will help HKL to give access to...

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Supporting MSMEs in Kazakhstan

SIFEM is providing a loan of USD 10 million to KazMicroFinance. This will help the microfinance institution to support MSME clients that have largely...

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