The French bank and U.K. development finance institution want to encourage local banks to increase lending to local food and essential goods importers.
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition has partnered with Incofin Investment Management to create the Nutritious Food Financing Facility to help overcome gaps in financing for small and medium-sized enterprises operating along nutritious food value chains.
The fund will allow investors to diversify the risks inherent in their own portfolios, while expanding their sector and geographic reach.
Now more than ever, deal sponsors – any organization looking to fundraise or sponsor a deal – must strive to set themselves apart.
"The time is now for impact investing to demonstrate its relevance," writes Laurie Spengler of Courageous Capital Advisors
“Working through CDFIs is really vital to bridging the gap” for access to capital, says Google's Ruth Porat.
Prime Coalition set out in 2015 to syndicate high-risk, high-impact climate technology deals to risk-taking investors. Not venture capitalists, who didn’t have the appetite, but philanthropic foundations and family offices willing to take on risk with a growing set of investment tools.