Blue like an Orange finances information technology acquisition in Brazil

ImpactAlpha, June 13 – Grupo Cimcorp, one of Brazil’s largest information technology service providers, lined up an undisclosed amount of financing to acquire a local software company. Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, the debt fund founded by former World Bank officials to finance the Sustainable Development Goals, provided $25 million of the total financing,

FinDev Canada invests in EcoEnterprises third fund

ImpactAlpha, May 29 – Costa Rica-based EcoEnterprises Fund launched 20 years ago to boost sustainable livelihoods in agriculture, ecotourism and forestry sectors in Latin America. Since then it has raised two funds and invested in 30 companies in 11 countries, including wild acai grower Sambazon and organic beverage company Runa. EcoEnterprises claims to have impacted more than 200,000

Mexican agroforestry venture Ejido Verde secures $2 million from IDB Invest

  • IDB Invest’s commitment is the first time Ejido Verde has received investment from “a mainstream financial institution,” Ejido Verde’s Shaun Paul said in a statement. “Until now, we have secured investment from industry insiders, Kiva, and friends and family.”