Institution: International Finance Corporation
Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States
International Finance Corporation (IFC) has proposed a commitment of $15 million to XSML’s third growth fund, African Rivers Fund III.
The fund will take a mixed mezzanine and equity investment approach to build a diversified portfolio of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Central and Eastern African region. FMO and Dutch Good Growth Fund have also committed to the fund.
The multilateral organisation has also invested in other XSML funds, including Central Africa SME Fund and African Rivers Fund I.
As illustrated in the charts below, IFC has a multi-regional appetite for opportunities across Asia-Pacific, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East/ Africa.
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