Incofin IM is a specialist investor in rural microfinance. Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) develops and manages funds investing in microfinance institutions (MFIs) in emerging countries. The microfinance investment funds make debt and equity investment in MFIs. By doing so, they provide growth capital to entrepreneurial low-income people.
The investments of Incofin IM target both financial and social return. The assets under management by Incofin IM amount to 280 million EUR, spread over 6 funds/facilities. The portfolio under management includes investments in 72 MFIs in 32 countries on 4 continents. These 72 MFIs reach more than 4 million micro-entrepreneurs and at the same time providing work and income to 31,800 employees. Incofin IM has its head office in Belgium with other offices in Colombia (Bogota) and India (Chennai).
The Norwegian Microfinance Initiative (NMI) is a new and innovative strategic partnership between the Norwegian public and private sectors that invests in microfinance institutions in developing countries. It aims to contribute to the empowerment of poor people and to the creation of jobs, wealth and economic and social sustainability in developing countries by investing in and supporting Microfinance Institutions.
The mission of the Belgian Investment Company for Developing countries (BIO) is to support a strong private sector in developing and/or emerging countries, to enable them to gain access to growth and sustainable development with the aim to achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
Oikocredit is a worldwide cooperative and social investor, providing funding to the microfinance sector, fair trade organizations, cooperatives and small to medium enterprises.