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External auditor confirms Incofin’s alignment to international high standard for impact management

One year after Incofin signed  the global standard that IFC set for impact management, Ernst & Young confirms in their report Incofin’s alignment to the nine principles. Incofin committed in May 2020 as signatory to the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Operating Principles for Impact Management. The nine principles aim to set a global standard for […]

Incofin IM becomes a shareholder of Huimin

Incofin Investment Management invests USD 2.1 million in the Ningxia Dongfang Huimin Microfinance Corp. Ltd (Huimin) equity through its agriculture-focused fund agRIF. As a shareholder, Incofin wants to support Huimin scale their financial services outreach to female smallholder farmers in Ningxia, one of the poorest provinces of China. Additionally, the Danish development financial institution IFU […]

USD 5 million to foster the Armenian SME sector

AraratBank has raised USD 5 million from Incofin IM-advised Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) to foster the SME-sector in Armenia through its ongoing effective cooperation with reputable international financial institutions. “I am confident that this agreement will give rise to a constructive collaboration between AraratBank and MEF, and I am glad that we have the opportunity […]

Impact Report 2019-2020

Impact is the core of Incofin’s existence and operations: positive outcomes to make a tangible difference for entrepreneurs all around the globe in emerging and developing countries. Read about tangible impact results in our newest Impact Report. Curious about the state of affairs on the impact front? Do you want to know on which Sustainable […]

Incofin launches with KfW and German Ministry BMZ an emergency liquidity facility to give smallholder farmers in developing countries breathing space

German Development Minister Gerd Müller announces the launch of ALF, the new initiative of the ministry with Incofin IM and German bank KfW. The Agri-Finance Liquidity Facility (“ALF”) is a debt facility investing in sustainable agri-enterprises in mainly Africa and Latin-America, funded by KfW/BMZ and managed by Incofin IM as the Alternative Investment Fund Manager. […]

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 […]

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External auditor confirms Incofin’s alignment to international high standard for impact management

One year after Incofin signed  the global standard that IFC set for impact management, Ernst & Young confirms in their report Incofin’s alignment to the nine principles. Incofin committed in May 2020 as signatory to the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Operating Principles for Impact Management. The nine principles aim to set a global standard for […]

Incofin IM becomes a shareholder of Huimin

Incofin Investment Management invests USD 2.1 million in the Ningxia Dongfang Huimin Microfinance Corp. Ltd (Huimin) equity through its agriculture-focused fund agRIF. As a shareholder, Incofin wants to support Huimin scale their financial services outreach to female smallholder farmers in Ningxia, one of the poorest provinces of China. Additionally, the Danish development financial institution IFU […]

USD 5 million to foster the Armenian SME sector

AraratBank has raised USD 5 million from Incofin IM-advised Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) to foster the SME-sector in Armenia through its ongoing effective cooperation with reputable international financial institutions. “I am confident that this agreement will give rise to a constructive collaboration between AraratBank and MEF, and I am glad that we have the opportunity […]

Impact Report 2019-2020

Impact is the core of Incofin’s existence and operations: positive outcomes to make a tangible difference for entrepreneurs all around the globe in emerging and developing countries. Read about tangible impact results in our newest Impact Report. Curious about the state of affairs on the impact front? Do you want to know on which Sustainable […]

Incofin launches with KfW and German Ministry BMZ an emergency liquidity facility to give smallholder farmers in developing countries breathing space

German Development Minister Gerd Müller announces the launch of ALF, the new initiative of the ministry with Incofin IM and German bank KfW. The Agri-Finance Liquidity Facility (“ALF”) is a debt facility investing in sustainable agri-enterprises in mainly Africa and Latin-America, funded by KfW/BMZ and managed by Incofin IM as the Alternative Investment Fund Manager. […]

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 […]

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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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