SIFEM - Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets

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 least developed countries, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. All in all, SIFEM is on track to achieve its strategic objectives for the 2018-2020 period. Market volatility at investment locations however led to an operating loss of CHF 22.5 million in 2018.