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SIFEM EXPLAINED – A NEW VIDEO EXPLAINS SIFEM’S ROLE AND MISSION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) is the Swiss Development Finance Institution (DFI). It is owned by the Swiss Government and is…

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BETTER ACCESS TO CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA – SIFEM INVESTS USD 10 MILLION IN FUND FOCUSED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has invested USD 10 million in Metier Sustainable Capital Fund II. The Fund will be focused on…

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SIFEM SUPPORTS THE TACKLING OF THE CREDIT GAP FOR BUSINESSES IN AFRICA – AND INVESTS IN A PAN-AFRICAN FUND

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has made a commitment to Vantage Mezzanine Fund IV, a Pan-African mezzanine fund which was set…

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SIFEM invests USD 15 million in regional fund to support growth in Southeast Asia

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has invested USD 15 million in the Navis VIII Cambodia Laos Myanmar Vietnam (CLMV) Sub-Fund.…

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Update on the procurement of services for SIFEM

The Request for Information procedure launched by the board of SIFEM in May 2021 was well received and provided useful information for next steps of…

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SIFEM played its counter-cyclical role in 2020 – and Dr Dominique Biedermann elected as new SIFEM Board member

In 2020, the Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) committed a total of USD 85.6 million to ten new investments and concluded the year…

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SIFEM commits USD 10 million to Uhuru Growth Fund I to support SMEs in West Africa

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has become the first investor to commit to Uhuru Growth Fund I. SIFEM’s USD 10 million will…

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Managing Road Safety in Emerging Markets – Good Practice Note

Travelling on roads supports economic and social development all over the world. Yet every year, vehicles are involved in crashes that cause millions…

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The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets launches a procurement process with a Request for Information

The Board of the Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM), the development finance institution of the Swiss federal government…

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SolarAfrica – A video by SIFEM about a South African success story in the field of rooftop solar systems

With the help of an investment from SIFEM, the South African solar photovoltaic company SolarAfrica has successfully expanded a business model which…

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