Monthly Archives: June 2016

DFID Impact Fund makes its first investment in South Asia

The DFID Impact Fund, which is managed by CDC, has made its first investment in South Asia. CDC has committed US$10 million of DFID’s capital to the Insitor Impact Asia Fund which, in turn, will make investments in Myanmar, Cambodia, India and Pakistan. Insitor will back promising businesses in these countries that provide essential goods and services … Read More

“Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa”: FSG launch new report

FSG’s new report, Catalysing Impact Investing in East Africa, looks at the barriers preventing deal flow and provides recommendations for donors seeking to sustainably build the market. Based on consultations with over 80 stakeholders in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda, the report recommends the creation of a donor-funded ‘Facility’ to … Read More