Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) announced a new USD 40m Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund (EMIIF). The EMIIF aims to address the financing gap for SMEs that improve the lives of the poor, and play a market-building role for impact investing in the Indo-Pacific. The EMIIF will use loans, equity, guarantees and other financial instruments to invest in funds that target early-stage SMEs. It will also provide technical assistance to improve management capacity, financial skills and business operating practices. Submit an Expression of Interest through AusTender by 8 January 2018 at this link.