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BD Creation is one of Mutual Trust Bank's customers. BD Creation is a leading handicraft manufacturer and exporter in Bangladesh, with a vision to create job opportunities. It focuses on eco-friendly products and has been recognized with the National Export Trophy and CIP status for its contributions to the economy and the handicrafts sector. 

SIFEM invests in Bangladesh’s Mutual Trust Bank

SIFEM provides a USD 8m loan to Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) which serves Bangladesh’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

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Leadership Transition at SIFEM’s Board of Directors

Geoff Burns reached the maximum term, Margarita Aleksieva joins the Board

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SIFEM Releases 2023 Business & Financial Report

This comprehensive report encapsulates a landmark year for SIFEM, both in terms of its portfolio and as an organisation.

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SIFEM invests in Global IME Bank in Nepal

SIFEM’s USD 10 million impact loan to Global IME Bank is boosting economic growth by supporting MSMEs and fostering job creation in Nepal.

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SIFEM contributes to the first close of the African Rivers Fund IV

SIFEM has committed USD 10 million to African Rivers Fund IV therewith supporting a long-term partner and specialist for Africa.

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SIFEM announces two strategic investments to bolster sustainable development in emerging markets

In a step towards promoting sustainable economic growth and job creation in developing countries, SIFEM is pleased to announce two new investments, targeting a diverse range of sectors and regions.

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2023: A year of impactful investment and steadfast commitment

As SIFEM bids farewell to an extraordinary year, we reflect on our continued efforts to reduce poverty and foster sustainable, inclusive, and resilient economies through impactful investments.

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SIFEM invests USD 15m in Adenia Capital V L.P.

SIFEM has committed USD 15 million to ADENIA CAPITAL V L.P. (Adenia), thereby supporting a long-term partner and an expert in African investments who has historically delivered strong results.

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National Council Approves Draft of SIFEM Federal Act

The National Council unanimously adopted the draft Federal Act on the Development Finance Corporation SIFEM in its session on December 4, 2023.

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Impact Report 2023: SIFEM reports on its economic, social and environmental impact achievements

In 2022, the Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) created important economic, social, and environmental impacts in developing countries.

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