SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

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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...


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...


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...


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....


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...


New investment in Ashmore Andean Fund II

Ashmore Andean Fund II is a USD 300m private equity fund focusing on infrastructure-related assets in Colombia, Peru and selectively Central America....


New investment in Business Partners International East Africa

Business Partners International East Africa is a USD 35m investment vehicle that will provide risk-finance to small enterprises in Kenya, Rwanda and...


EDFI booklet «Investing for a Greener Future»

EDFI publishes the booklet «Investing for a Greener Future» for the occasion of the COP21 in Paris in December.

EDFI booklet «Investing for a Greener...


New investment in Banco Lafise Bancentro

SIFEM extended a new USD 10m subordinated loan, to further grow Lafise’s SME and agriculture loan portfolio, as well as strengthen the bank’s capital...