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Publication of the Annual Report 2018

SIFEM concluded eight new investment agreements of USD 70 million in 2018. Almost 40 percent of the capital commitments were allocated to funds in...

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SIFEM as one of the first adopters of the Operating Principles for Impact Management

SIFEM adopted the Operating Principles for Impact Management which were developed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and signed by 60...

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Supporting smallholder farmers in India

SIFEM invested USD 7 million in Omnivore Partners India Fund II. The Fund invests in Indian start-ups developing breakthrough technologies for food...

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Financing of productive vehicles in Peru

SIFEM invested USD 10 million in Acceso Crediticio, a financial institution in Peru specialized in providing financing for taxis to lower income...

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Loan to Cooperativa Pacífico

SIFEM’s USD 8 million loan enables Cooperativa Pacífico, the largest credit and saving cooperative in Peru, to meet the increasing demand from its...

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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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