"We do more than financing. We engage with the institution, discuss challenges and provide Technical Assistance."

Incofin part of new capital round for Light Microfinance

The USD 25 million (INR 196 crore) funding round in Light Microfinance was led by British International Investment (BII) with existing investors Incofin, Nordic Microfinance Initiative and Triple Jump. Light Microfinance is one of the fastest growing MFIs in India and aims to provide responsible financial services for low-income families excluded from the financial system in […]

Incofin cvso helps female entrepreneurs who suffered from extreme floods in Pakistan

This summer Pakistan was severely hit by a catastrophic flooding, which was described as the worst the country has ever experienced. More than 1,200 people died and more than 33 million people have been affected. The worst hit provinces are Sindh and Southern Punjab, the two provinces where microfinance institution Kashf Foundation operates. Kashf, a […]

Incofin leads capital round for first-farmer led company in India

Sahyadri Farms Post Harvest Care Limited raised Rs. 310Crs (almost EUR 40 million) growth capital from a group of impact-focused investors. Incofin, Korys, FMO and Proparco see Sahyadri Farms well-placed to help farmers run their businesses in a more profitable and sustainable way. India is a country with an aspirational, young population (74% of the […]

Incofin reaffirms its alignment with 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 […]

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Incofin part of new capital round for Light Microfinance

The USD 25 million (INR 196 crore) funding round in Light Microfinance was led by British International Investment (BII) with existing investors Incofin, Nordic Microfinance Initiative and Triple Jump. Light Microfinance is one of the fastest growing MFIs in India and aims to provide responsible financial services for low-income families excluded from the financial system in […]

Incofin cvso helps female entrepreneurs who suffered from extreme floods in Pakistan

This summer Pakistan was severely hit by a catastrophic flooding, which was described as the worst the country has ever experienced. More than 1,200 people died and more than 33 million people have been affected. The worst hit provinces are Sindh and Southern Punjab, the two provinces where microfinance institution Kashf Foundation operates. Kashf, a […]

Incofin leads capital round for first-farmer led company in India

Sahyadri Farms Post Harvest Care Limited raised Rs. 310Crs (almost EUR 40 million) growth capital from a group of impact-focused investors. Incofin, Korys, FMO and Proparco see Sahyadri Farms well-placed to help farmers run their businesses in a more profitable and sustainable way. India is a country with an aspirational, young population (74% of the […]

Incofin reaffirms its alignment with 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 […]

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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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