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Year selected: 2021

We are looking for a Senior Impact Adviser

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and professional impact investor. We build a sustainable world by investing in responsible and profitable businesses in developing countries. Each year we invest 200–250 million euros in 20-30 projects, emphasising renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions and digital infrastructure and solutions. Today Finnfund’s investments and commitments total […]

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Finnfund and University of Helsinki to invest together into microfinancing in Africa and Asia

Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, announce today a EUR 10 million debt facility commitment to the Advans Group, one of the leading international microfinance group serving over one million clients in nine countries: Cambodia, Cameroon, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Pakistan, Nigeria, Tunisia, and Myanmar. University of Helsinki participates in […]

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OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I invests in Sathapana Bank, Cambodia, to accelerate SME growth and women empowerment

OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I, the first global emerging markets impact fund in Finland, invests USD 10 million in Sathapana Bank, one of Cambodia’s largest banks, aiming to accelerate the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and women empowerment. The funding provided by OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I will allow Sathapana to […]

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Finnfund reviews the implementation of its Human Rights Statement

At the beginning of 2019, Finnfund introduced a Human Rights Statement to guide our work in respecting and promoting human rights in all our operations. The statement is based on the key principle that as a development financier and impact investor, human rights are at the very core of our work. Finnfund is now reviewing […]

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We are looking for an Investment Manager to our Financial Institutions team

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and professional impact investor. We build a sustainable world by investing in responsible and profitable businesses in developing countries. Each year we invest 200–250 million euros in 20-30 projects, emphasising renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions and digital infrastructure and solutions. Today Finnfund’s investments and commitments total […]

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Nordic Impact Cooperation, owned by Finnfund and Norsk Solar, makes its first investment in Vietnam

Nordic Impact Cooperation AS (“Nordic Impact Cooperation”), owned by the Finnish Fund for Sustainable Development (“Finnfund”) and Norsk Solar AS (“Norsk Solar”, OSEBX ticker: NSOL) has made its first investment decision into a Norsk Solar-developed solar PV-project in Vietnam. Norsk Solar, a leading and fast-growing independent solar power producer, with a particular focus on the […]

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We are looking for an (Junior) Investment Analyst for fixed term contract and an Investment Analyst for permanent contract

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and professional impact investor. We build a sustainable world by investing in responsible and profitable businesses in developing countries. Each year we invest 200–250 million euros in 20-30 projects, emphasising renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions and digital infrastructure and solutions. Today Finnfund’s investments and commitments total […]

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Unna Lehtipuu, Master of Political Sciences, has been appointed Communications Director at Finnfund as of 1 August 2021

Lehtipuu has over 20 years of experience from communications and media and also a long experience from working with global development. Most recently she has been leading the communications agency Framilla where her focus has been on improving the strategic communications skills of management teams. She has earlier worked at World Vision as the Communications […]

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Finnfund’s investment in digital connectivity increases access to internet in East, Central and Southern Africa

Finnfund provides a 12 million US dollar senior loan to Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group (BCS), a telecom infrastructure provider operating in several African countries. With Finnfund’s help as a key project investor, BCS is expanding its operations in East, Central and Southern Africa. The project increases reliability, accessibility and affordability of the internet when […]

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Launching a new global industry body that convenes the entire spectrum of investors to promote gender lens investing

Some of the largest household names in the global investment industry today announced that they would be backing a new industry body set up to promote investment in women. The 2XCollaborative has been launched by the members of the 2X Challenge, a group of Development Finance Institutions and Multilateral Development Banks, in partnership with the […]

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