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Fostering the financial inclusion of unbanked people

SIFEM’s investment of USD 5 million in Social Investment Fund 6.0 fosters the financial inclusion of unbanked people in Latin America and Subsahara...

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SIFEM is signatory of the Gender Finance Collaborative Joint Commitment Statement

SIFEM has signed the Gender Finance Collaborative Joint Commitment Statement. The Collaborative, which currently consists of 13 Development Finance...

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Development Impact Report 2017 published

SIFEM’s new report provides a snapshot of how its investments contribute to sustainable development impact. A special focus in this year’s report...

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Providing growth capital to SMEs in anglophone West Africa

SIFEM invested USD 10 million in Synergy Private Equity Fund II which will help the Fund to provide much-needed access to capital to SMEs, assisting...

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SIFEM is sponsoring International Conference on Blended Finance in Geneva

SIFEM is a sponsor of the International Conference on Blended Development Finance and the New Industrial Policy, which is jointly organised by the...

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Providing growth capital to SMEs in Africa

SIFEM’s investment of USD 10m will help enable Ethos Mezzanine Partners III to develop successful, sustainable companies and drive local employment in...

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Fostering Africa's energy security

SIFEM’s investment of USD 10m in Frontier II supports Africa’s energy security and economic development by adding renewable energy capacity to the...

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Press release SIFEM AG: Successful completion of 2014-2017 strategy period

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM), the development finance institution of the federal government, looks back upon a successful...

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SIFEM supports Indian businesses in high impact sectors

SIFEM’s investment of USD 8m in Lok III will support small and medium-sized businesses in high impact sectors like financial inclusion, healthcare and...

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SIFEM supports companies in Costa Rica

SIFEM’s loan of USD 12m supports Banco Improsa’s long-term financing to Costa Rican MSMEs, including those that may have been underserved by financial...

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