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Incofin announced as Signatory for Digital Financing “Investor Guidelines” at first-ever Responsible Finance Forum in Africa

Incofin was present at the Ninth Annual Responsible Finance Forum (RFF), co-hosted by the IFC, the Germany Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and Making Finance Work for Africa. At this two-day event held in early October, Incofin became a new Signatory to the “Guidelines for Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services”, as well […]

Incofin IM invests USD 10 million in Financiamiento Progresemos of Mexico

Leading impact investment manager Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) is pleased to announce the MXN 188 million (USD 10 million) investment in Financiamiento Progresemos, S.A. de C.V. SOFOM ENR (Progresemos), a leading rural Mexican non-bank financial institution serving micro and small entrepreneurs.

The first edition of Incofin’s Impact Newsletter

Incofin is pleased to announce the first edition of its Impact Newsletter. We are convinced that in order to build sustainable businesses, managing social performance the same way we manage financial performance makes good business sense. This enables institutions to better understand the needs of their clients and to be more results and outcomes oriented, […]

The GIIN publishes its ‘Financing the Sustainable Development Goals’ report

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) published a new report, Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: Impact Investing in Action, that reiterates the need for impact investors to raise and direct new capital to help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Regional Director for East Asia & Impact Manager Dina Pons keynote speaker at AVPN Roundtable in Beijing

Incofin Investment Management (Incofin) Regional Director for East Asia and Impact Manager Dina Pons was the keynote speaker at the Asian Venture Philanthropy (AVPN) Roundtable held in Beijing on the 17th of August 2018, an event co-sponsored by CVP Investment and Narada Foundation.

The Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank (“SCSB”) acquires an 80.01% stake in AMK Microfinance Institution Plc (“AMK” or “the Company”)

Shareholders in AMK, one of Cambodia’s largest deposit-taking microfinance institutions, have confirmed the sale of 80.01% of the Company’s shares to SCSB. Current shareholders, Rural Impulse Fund II, Proparco, and the Cambodian Laos Development Fund (CLDF) have exited their shareholdings completely, while current majority shareholder, Agora Microfinance has divested part of its shareholding. 

CSAF publishes its “State of the Sector 2018” Report

Drawing upon data and insights from the portfolios of 12 financial institutions, the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) published its “State of the Sector 2018” Report. Last year, Incofin Investment Management and the 11 other CSAF members collectively provided $716 million in loans to 794 agricultural SMEs around the world. This just-released “State of […]

FAF TAF is making great progress

It was a successful first half of the year for the Technical Assistance Facility of the Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF TAF), managed by Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM). On June 27th, the FAF TAF Committee, represented by Fairtrade International and Incofin IM on behalf of the FAF Fund and its donors – KfW and FMO […]

Poverty Stoplight (Fundación Paraguaya, Manduvira)

Financial inclusion has increasingly transformed the lives of millions of entrepreneurs in developing countries. However, it is widely accepted that greater access to financial services is not a panacea for eliminating poverty.

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Incofin announced as Signatory for Digital Financing “Investor Guidelines” at first-ever Responsible Finance Forum in Africa

Incofin was present at the Ninth Annual Responsible Finance Forum (RFF), co-hosted by the IFC, the Germany Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and Making Finance Work for Africa. At this two-day event held in early October, Incofin became a new Signatory to the “Guidelines for Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services”, as well […]

Incofin IM invests USD 10 million in Financiamiento Progresemos of Mexico

Leading impact investment manager Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) is pleased to announce the MXN 188 million (USD 10 million) investment in Financiamiento Progresemos, S.A. de C.V. SOFOM ENR (Progresemos), a leading rural Mexican non-bank financial institution serving micro and small entrepreneurs.

The first edition of Incofin’s Impact Newsletter

Incofin is pleased to announce the first edition of its Impact Newsletter. We are convinced that in order to build sustainable businesses, managing social performance the same way we manage financial performance makes good business sense. This enables institutions to better understand the needs of their clients and to be more results and outcomes oriented, […]

The GIIN publishes its ‘Financing the Sustainable Development Goals’ report

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) published a new report, Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: Impact Investing in Action, that reiterates the need for impact investors to raise and direct new capital to help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Regional Director for East Asia & Impact Manager Dina Pons keynote speaker at AVPN Roundtable in Beijing

Incofin Investment Management (Incofin) Regional Director for East Asia and Impact Manager Dina Pons was the keynote speaker at the Asian Venture Philanthropy (AVPN) Roundtable held in Beijing on the 17th of August 2018, an event co-sponsored by CVP Investment and Narada Foundation.

The Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank (“SCSB”) acquires an 80.01% stake in AMK Microfinance Institution Plc (“AMK” or “the Company”)

Shareholders in AMK, one of Cambodia’s largest deposit-taking microfinance institutions, have confirmed the sale of 80.01% of the Company’s shares to SCSB. Current shareholders, Rural Impulse Fund II, Proparco, and the Cambodian Laos Development Fund (CLDF) have exited their shareholdings completely, while current majority shareholder, Agora Microfinance has divested part of its shareholding. 

CSAF publishes its “State of the Sector 2018” Report

Drawing upon data and insights from the portfolios of 12 financial institutions, the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) published its “State of the Sector 2018” Report. Last year, Incofin Investment Management and the 11 other CSAF members collectively provided $716 million in loans to 794 agricultural SMEs around the world. This just-released “State of […]

FAF TAF is making great progress

It was a successful first half of the year for the Technical Assistance Facility of the Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF TAF), managed by Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM). On June 27th, the FAF TAF Committee, represented by Fairtrade International and Incofin IM on behalf of the FAF Fund and its donors – KfW and FMO […]

Poverty Stoplight (Fundación Paraguaya, Manduvira)

Financial inclusion has increasingly transformed the lives of millions of entrepreneurs in developing countries. However, it is widely accepted that greater access to financial services is not a panacea for eliminating poverty.

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Value creation through inclusive progress

We are passionate about pursuing inclusive progress through our investments in emerging countries. Our aim is to create value for our investors, our partners, our portfolio companies and the lives they touch. As an AIFM licensed fund manager, we create and manage impact oriented funds, advise on fund management for third parties and facilitate capacity building via our technical assistance facilities.

 

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We invest in
developing countries

Headquartered in Belgium with a global network of 5 offices, we finance and support organisations in over 45 countries.

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Incofin IM team

A driven
& international team

Incofin’s biggest asset is our international team. We have a team of 45 experienced staff including more than 25 investment professionals with in-depth private equity, rural and agricultural finance expertise. Thanks to their expertise, commitment and strong relationships with the organisations in which we invest, Incofin succeeds in making a difference.

Our expertise

Equity

With more than 30 completed equity investments including a strong exit track record, we are proud to say that we have helped build and support solid institutions serving millions of clients globally.

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Debt-Finance

Risk capital is the core of Incofin’s investment activities. We have a strong track record in providing debt and quasi-equity financing to over 280 investees across emerging countries.

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Agri-Finance

We support sustainability focused producer cooperatives and agro SMEs across Latin America, Africa and Asia. Our balanced portfolio of 50+ clients not only serves local food chain systems, but also promotes global food demands for exported products.

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Technical Assistance

We work with a well-established network of service providers to ensure our clients get the right expertise and support. We continuously monitor the development of our projects, evaluate the results and measure the impact for investees and for end customers.

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