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Incofin IM selected to partner in the new program of Luxembourg and Switzerland to boost the resilience of smallholder farmers

Switzerland and Luxembourg are mobilizing an overall budget of EUR 55 million to support smallholder farmers. The new ten years program, called SSNUP (Smallholder Safety Net Upscaling Program) draws on the knowledge and expertise of the technical assistance facilities of leading impact investment managers like Incofin IM. The vast majority of low-income populations live in […]

Resilience of safe drinking water models in COVID-19 times

The case of Safe Water Enterprises, from Kenya to Cambodia COVID-19 has put a break on the vast majority of businesses around the world. Logistical chains are broken, borders are closed, planes cannot fly, people can hardly move. This has created huge disruptions in many sectors, including hospitality, tourism and any industry relying on imports […]

Responsible micro-lending has an important role to play in the economic recovery of Cambodia

With only slightly less than 300 Corona cases Cambodia seems so far to be containing the spread of covid-19 without too many tears. Unfortunately this success doesn’t mean Cambodia is immune for an economic storm that has surfaced in the wake of containing measures against the virus. Incofin Investment Management sees the struggle of many […]

Incofin invests in a sustainable avocado industry in Kenya

Incofin’s  Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF) decided to start a partnership with Olivado, an international avocado oil producer based in Kenya. Incofin is committed to sustainable agricultural practices and this partnership fits well with that commitment: Olivado is a unique  carbon-neutral avocado producer. That is hopeful news today, on Earth Overshoot Day, the day we should […]

Incofin joins forces with Fairtrade International to support smallholder farmers in weathering COVID-19

Impact investor Incofin IM, through the Technical Assistance Facility of the Fairtrade Access Fund, grants EUR 200,000 to the Fairtrade International funds that were created to meet both the immediate and the medium to long term needs of farming communities impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This donation will support Fairtrade certified producers in Africa and […]

New technical assistance partnership to boost the work of Congolese coffee farmers

A new technical assistance partnership with Congolese coffee cooperative SOPACDI will be launched under the Technical Assistance Facility of FAF (TAF). The project aims to improve further the quality and quantity of the coffee produced and exported by farmers in the Kivu region. Incofin is launching a new technical assistance project with SOPACDI, co-financed by […]

Incofin IM-advised Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) grants a USD 5 million loan to Inecobank in Armenia

The MEF fund provides a loan of USD 5 million amid the Covid-19 crisis to Inecobank, one of the leading banks in the South Caucasus region. The loan will enable them to offer more people the necessary financial services, even during the crisis. Thanks to their technological advantages Inecobank was able to react quickly at […]

Flexible and creative solutions in turbulent times

Major crises often force us to think differently. Many of our partners in which we invest manage to display the necessary flexibility. Optima, a microfinance institution in El Salvador, sets an inspiring example. On March 10th, the Incofin cvso Investment Committee approved a Technical Assitance (TA) project to support Optima to strengthen its operation risk […]

Impact Newsletter June 2020

We are pleased to announce our June Impact Newsletter. This newsletter comes at challenging times for our partners and end clients. Times during which we at Incofin stand side by side with our investees, times in which we are providing adequate support to our clients to maintain, and even expand, our impact.   Happy reading!

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Incofin IM selected to partner in the new program of Luxembourg and Switzerland to boost the resilience of smallholder farmers

Switzerland and Luxembourg are mobilizing an overall budget of EUR 55 million to support smallholder farmers. The new ten years program, called SSNUP (Smallholder Safety Net Upscaling Program) draws on the knowledge and expertise of the technical assistance facilities of leading impact investment managers like Incofin IM. The vast majority of low-income populations live in […]

Resilience of safe drinking water models in COVID-19 times

The case of Safe Water Enterprises, from Kenya to Cambodia COVID-19 has put a break on the vast majority of businesses around the world. Logistical chains are broken, borders are closed, planes cannot fly, people can hardly move. This has created huge disruptions in many sectors, including hospitality, tourism and any industry relying on imports […]

Responsible micro-lending has an important role to play in the economic recovery of Cambodia

With only slightly less than 300 Corona cases Cambodia seems so far to be containing the spread of covid-19 without too many tears. Unfortunately this success doesn’t mean Cambodia is immune for an economic storm that has surfaced in the wake of containing measures against the virus. Incofin Investment Management sees the struggle of many […]

Incofin invests in a sustainable avocado industry in Kenya

Incofin’s  Fairtrade Access Fund (FAF) decided to start a partnership with Olivado, an international avocado oil producer based in Kenya. Incofin is committed to sustainable agricultural practices and this partnership fits well with that commitment: Olivado is a unique  carbon-neutral avocado producer. That is hopeful news today, on Earth Overshoot Day, the day we should […]

Incofin joins forces with Fairtrade International to support smallholder farmers in weathering COVID-19

Impact investor Incofin IM, through the Technical Assistance Facility of the Fairtrade Access Fund, grants EUR 200,000 to the Fairtrade International funds that were created to meet both the immediate and the medium to long term needs of farming communities impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This donation will support Fairtrade certified producers in Africa and […]

New technical assistance partnership to boost the work of Congolese coffee farmers

A new technical assistance partnership with Congolese coffee cooperative SOPACDI will be launched under the Technical Assistance Facility of FAF (TAF). The project aims to improve further the quality and quantity of the coffee produced and exported by farmers in the Kivu region. Incofin is launching a new technical assistance project with SOPACDI, co-financed by […]

Incofin IM-advised Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) grants a USD 5 million loan to Inecobank in Armenia

The MEF fund provides a loan of USD 5 million amid the Covid-19 crisis to Inecobank, one of the leading banks in the South Caucasus region. The loan will enable them to offer more people the necessary financial services, even during the crisis. Thanks to their technological advantages Inecobank was able to react quickly at […]

Flexible and creative solutions in turbulent times

Major crises often force us to think differently. Many of our partners in which we invest manage to display the necessary flexibility. Optima, a microfinance institution in El Salvador, sets an inspiring example. On March 10th, the Incofin cvso Investment Committee approved a Technical Assitance (TA) project to support Optima to strengthen its operation risk […]

Impact Newsletter June 2020

We are pleased to announce our June Impact Newsletter. This newsletter comes at challenging times for our partners and end clients. Times during which we at Incofin stand side by side with our investees, times in which we are providing adequate support to our clients to maintain, and even expand, our impact.   Happy reading!

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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 65 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 53 experienced staff including more than 32 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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