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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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SIFEM invests in SPE Africa Industrialization Fund (AIF I) to support growth capital for SMEs

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) continues to play a counter-cyclical role in promoting growth and job creation in a region…

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SIFEM has committed USD 8 million to Fund aimed at Central American SMEs

The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has committed USD 8 million to the Central American Small Enterprise Investment Fund (CASEIF)…

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New SIFEM Impact Report – 2020 Edition – with a focus on jobs

The latest SIFEM Impact Report gives an overview of the institution’s investment activity and the composition of its portfolio. In the context of this…

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Successful verification of SIFEM’s implementation of the Operating Principles for Impact Management

SIFEM was among the first adopters of the Operating Principles for Impact Management which were developed by the International Finance Corporation…

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Merger between Obviam AG and Asteria Investment Managers SA

SIFEM AG (Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets) is the Development Finance Institution (DFI) of the Swiss Confederation and is therefore an…

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