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Professional impact investing in developing countries

Finnfund is a development financier. We build a sustainable world by investing in responsible and profitable businesses in developing countries.

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What does Finnfund do?

Finnfund offers equity, long-term loans and mezzanine financing to private companies operating in developing countries. We also provide expertise on investing in developing markets.

Profitability, sustainability and measurable development impacts are a prerequisite for all Finnfund investments.

Our emphasis is on clean energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture and financial institutions as these sectors make a significant impact on sustainable development. We make also investments in a range of other sectors.

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Our projects

At the end of 2017 Finnfund’s portfolio contained 171 investments comprising 140 companies and other investees in 39 countries. Learn more about our projects by clicking on the map or through the link below.

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Improved farming practices yield bigger crops and higher income for small farmers

Agriculture in Africa is largely dependent on small-scale farmers with low productivity. As the continent’s population grows rapidly, food production needs to become more efficient. At the same time Africa has to prepare itself for the effects of climate change.

Watch this video to see how Silverlands – a fund focused on agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa – helps farming businesses improve, especially the ones working with small-scale farmers.

Sustainable agriculture is one Finnfund’s priority sectors.

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