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Incofin reaffirms its alignment with the the highest impact standards in the industry

Three years after becoming one of the founding signatories of the Operating Principles for Impact Management, Incofin is happy to release the 2022 update of its annual disclosure statement. This statement re-affirms the alignment of Incofin’s impact management systems with the nine Principles and reflects the continuous enhancements made to our processes across the different […]

Incofin invests in fintech that facilitates access to capital for women entrepreneurs

Incofin Investment Management is investing a total of USD 6 million in the Indonesian fintech Amartha, a peer-to-peer platform that connects urban investors with thousands of entrepreneurial women on the countryside. Indonesia is undergoing a digital revolution: by 2020, 67% of Indonesians had access to an internet-enabled cell phone. This percentage is expected to increase […]

Incofin sells its 20% equity stake in ACEP Burkina

After 13 years, Incofin cvso is no longer shareholder of ACEP Burkina. Incofin finalized the sale of the equity stake of 20%, which has enabled the fund to achieve an attractive return on investment. The shares have been acquired by the French impact investor SIDI (Solidarité Internationale pour le Développement et l’Investissement). Incofin CVSO, managed […]

Incofin towards a promising future: an interview with the two co-CEOs

After more than 20 years, Loïc De Cannière passes the torch as CEO and acts now as the Chair of Incofin’s Supervisory Board. Paul Buysens and Geert Peetermans step up as co-CEOs. Geert, who has co-founded Incofin in 2001 with Loïc De Cannière, has been involved in all phases of the development of Incofin’s platform […]

World Water Day – Incofin’s W2AF is ready to start to move things

Today is World Water Day. A good opportunity to stand still at the fact that 1 out of 3 people in the world have no access to safe drinking water. This is where Incofin’s initiative, W2AF (Water Access Acceleration Fund), comes in: a blended finance equity fund aiming to accelerate access to safe drinking water […]

Impact investors ask EU to modify the AIFMD II Proposal

Incofin and other leading European impact investing firms launch a joint call for action to modify the AIFMD II Proposal. We welcome the proposed amendments that aim to further integrate the EU market for AIFs and harmonise rules. However, we are very alarmed that this legislative proposal will have a destructive effect on the valuable […]

Investment by Incofin cvso lets Kyrgyz entrepreneurs grow

Incofin cvso recently extended a loan to Kyrgyz Bailyk Finance – with over 45,000 customers and 43 offices, one of the largest microfinance institutions in the country. Bailyk Finance was founded in 2011 with the mission to create affordable financial solutions for rural and small cities’ residents to improve their quality of life. Reaching small […]

Incofin appoints future-proof governing bodies

To be ready for the future Incofin Investment Management has further strengthened its governing bodies. With effect from today, the company will be led by Co-CEOs Geert Peetermans and Paul Buysens. With Dina Pons joining the Management Board, Incofin also welcomes a new Managing Partner. Former CEO, Loïc De Cannière, has been appointed Chair of […]

Funding to let vanilla farmers enjoy the fruits of their labor as much as consumers do

Vanilla is one of the most popular spices in the world, but vanilla farmers usually don’t benefit much from the high prices end customers are willing to pay. This concern led Incofin investing in vanilla via the Fairtrade Access Fund. Chances are high that the vanilla flavor of your ice cream comes from the Sava […]

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Incofin reaffirms its alignment with the the highest impact standards in the industry

Three years after becoming one of the founding signatories of the Operating Principles for Impact Management, Incofin is happy to release the 2022 update of its annual disclosure statement. This statement re-affirms the alignment of Incofin’s impact management systems with the nine Principles and reflects the continuous enhancements made to our processes across the different […]

Incofin invests in fintech that facilitates access to capital for women entrepreneurs

Incofin Investment Management is investing a total of USD 6 million in the Indonesian fintech Amartha, a peer-to-peer platform that connects urban investors with thousands of entrepreneurial women on the countryside. Indonesia is undergoing a digital revolution: by 2020, 67% of Indonesians had access to an internet-enabled cell phone. This percentage is expected to increase […]

Incofin sells its 20% equity stake in ACEP Burkina

After 13 years, Incofin cvso is no longer shareholder of ACEP Burkina. Incofin finalized the sale of the equity stake of 20%, which has enabled the fund to achieve an attractive return on investment. The shares have been acquired by the French impact investor SIDI (Solidarité Internationale pour le Développement et l’Investissement). Incofin CVSO, managed […]

Incofin towards a promising future: an interview with the two co-CEOs

After more than 20 years, Loïc De Cannière passes the torch as CEO and acts now as the Chair of Incofin’s Supervisory Board. Paul Buysens and Geert Peetermans step up as co-CEOs. Geert, who has co-founded Incofin in 2001 with Loïc De Cannière, has been involved in all phases of the development of Incofin’s platform […]

World Water Day – Incofin’s W2AF is ready to start to move things

Today is World Water Day. A good opportunity to stand still at the fact that 1 out of 3 people in the world have no access to safe drinking water. This is where Incofin’s initiative, W2AF (Water Access Acceleration Fund), comes in: a blended finance equity fund aiming to accelerate access to safe drinking water […]

Impact investors ask EU to modify the AIFMD II Proposal

Incofin and other leading European impact investing firms launch a joint call for action to modify the AIFMD II Proposal. We welcome the proposed amendments that aim to further integrate the EU market for AIFs and harmonise rules. However, we are very alarmed that this legislative proposal will have a destructive effect on the valuable […]

Investment by Incofin cvso lets Kyrgyz entrepreneurs grow

Incofin cvso recently extended a loan to Kyrgyz Bailyk Finance – with over 45,000 customers and 43 offices, one of the largest microfinance institutions in the country. Bailyk Finance was founded in 2011 with the mission to create affordable financial solutions for rural and small cities’ residents to improve their quality of life. Reaching small […]

Incofin appoints future-proof governing bodies

To be ready for the future Incofin Investment Management has further strengthened its governing bodies. With effect from today, the company will be led by Co-CEOs Geert Peetermans and Paul Buysens. With Dina Pons joining the Management Board, Incofin also welcomes a new Managing Partner. Former CEO, Loïc De Cannière, has been appointed Chair of […]

Funding to let vanilla farmers enjoy the fruits of their labor as much as consumers do

Vanilla is one of the most popular spices in the world, but vanilla farmers usually don’t benefit much from the high prices end customers are willing to pay. This concern led Incofin investing in vanilla via the Fairtrade Access Fund. Chances are high that the vanilla flavor of your ice cream comes from the Sava […]

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Committed beyond investment

 

Impact Report 2021

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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.

USD 1.2Bn
350+
65
1,490
USD 2,7Bn

A driven & international team

Incofin’s biggest asset is our international team. We have a team of more than 80 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 300 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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