Second wave – and second funds – for Latin America impact fund managers

You have an investment thesis, a deal pipeline and a committed set of limited partners. You’ve overcome biases against impact investing, emerging markets and – especially – first-time fund managers. You’ve closed your first Latin American impact investing fund and now can focus on investing in promising entrepreneurs. For about a minute. Then it’s time to

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Media Development Investment Fund raises $13 million for journalism in markets hostile to the press

  • "In all of these markets, the competitive advantage of the companies we’re working with is trust,” MDIF’s Harlan Mandel told ImpactAlpha. Reliable news businesses in politically risky and economically distorted environments, he says, are undervalued by investors.