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We are looking for a Trainee

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and impact investor. We build a sustainable future and generate lasting impact by investing in businesses that solve global development challenges. We invest 200–250 million euros in 20–30 companies in developing countries each year. Our focus sectors include renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions, and digital infrastructure […]

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We are looking for an Administrative Coordinator

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and impact investor. We build a sustainable future and generate lasting impact by investing in businesses that solve global development challenges. We invest 200–250 million euros in 20–30 companies in developing countries each year. Our focus sectors include renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions, and digital infrastructure […]

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We are looking for a Portfolio Manager, Digital Infrastructure and Solutions

Do you want to help shape global sustainable development? Would you like to be part of our growth and success and work with investments in developing countries We are now looking for a Portfolio Manager, Digital Infrastructure and Solutions for a full-time, permanent position in Helsinki. Digital Infrastructure and Solutions (DIS) is one of Finnfund’s […]

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Finnfund invests in Wave, a mobile money provider bringing affordable services to Sub-Saharan Africa

Finnfund’s investment is a part of a financing package arranged by IFC. Other investors are Symbiotics, Blue Orchard, responsAbility, Lendable and Norfund. Mobile money service increases financial inclusion. The LDC countries where Wave operates record some of the lowest account penetrations globally and Wave’s service gives the customers access to affordable accounts and payment services […]

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Citrus and fresh-produce exporter Lona Group uses expansion capital to make the business more climate resilient

Phatisa, together with a consortium of leading development finance institutions, has acquired a significant minority stake in South African-based citrus and fresh-produce exporter, Lona Group, for an undisclosed sum. The investment will be used as expansion capital. The DFI co-investors are British International Investment (“BII” – formerly known as CDC Group), Norfund, and Finnfund – […]

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Finnfund’s investment portfolio grew up to 780 million euros

Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, has published its Annual Report for 2021. Despite the challenging situation, investment activities maintained at a high level. At the end of the year, Finnfund’s investment portfolio stand at EUR 780 million. ”It was a challenging year. The COVID-19 crisis and political turmoil affected many countries we […]

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We are looking for a Legal Counsel

We are now looking for a Legal Counsel for a full-time, permanent position in Helsinki. What you will be doing Finnfund is mandated to provide long-term financing for economically feasible private sector projects in emerging markets. Our financing is channeled either as debt, equity, or mezzanine instruments. We invest also through private equity funds. As […]

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We are looking for an Investment Analyst

Finnfund is a Finnish development financier and impact investor. We build a sustainable future and generate lasting impact by investing in businesses that solve global development challenges. We invest 200–250 million euros in 20–30 companies in developing countries each year. Our focus sectors include renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture, financial institutions, and digital infrastructure […]

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Getting together again – EDFI spring meeting brought E&S and impact specialists to Helsinki

European development finance institutions’ (EDFI) E&S and Impact Spring meeting brought both environmental & social sustainability and impact specialists together on 25-27 April in Helsinki. The meeting consisted of three days full of discussions and knowledge sharing on climate change policies and practices in mitigation and adaptation, biodiversity, human rights, impact management, and so forth. […]

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DFIs pledge to enhance collaboration in support of infrastructure development

The leaders of more than 15 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) gathered to affirm their commitment to transparent and sustainable private sector investment in priority sectors essential to development. The group of DFI leaders reiterated their support for an initiative first announced at the Carbis Bay G7 Summit last year that contributes to achieving the shared […]

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