• SIFEM explained

    SIFEM explained – a video about SIFEM’s role and mission

  • 2020 Business and Financial Report

    SIFEM Financial and Business Report 2020 published

  • Impact Report 2020 Edition

    Impact Report 2020 – "SIFEM – Investing in Sustainable Development"

  • 4i Capital - case study

    SIFEM’s investments in Ukraine – 4i Capital Partners case study

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 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 more than 500 companies (funds, financial institutions and their investments) 

Promotion and creation of more than 870,000 jobs in collaboration with partners (since 2005)

 

A total of approx. USD 1.059 billion has been invested in 140 investments to date.

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SIFEM EXPLAINED – A NEW VIDEO EXPLAINS SIFEM’S ROLE AND MISSION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) is the Swiss Development Finance Institution (DFI). It is owned by the Swiss Government and is…

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BETTER ACCESS TO CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA – SIFEM INVESTS USD 10 MILLION IN FUND FOCUSED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has invested USD 10 million in Metier Sustainable Capital Fund II. The Fund will be focused on…

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SIFEM SUPPORTS THE TACKLING OF THE CREDIT GAP FOR BUSINESSES IN AFRICA – AND INVESTS IN A PAN-AFRICAN FUND

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has made a commitment to Vantage Mezzanine Fund IV, a Pan-African mezzanine fund which was set…

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