Closed Loop launches fund to back firms trying to keep the ocean plastic free

By
Posted

The investment fund, Circulate Capital, will invest in companies, projects, and innovations that seek to prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia.

SG’s Base of Pyramid Asia makes $2.5m equity investment in Indian MFI Sambandh

By

The deal marks BOPA’s first investment in the Indian MFI space.


Denmark’s 3B Ventures launches $60m impact fund in Malaysia

By

Danish venture capital firm 3B Ventures has announced the launch of a $60-million Frontier Fund II targeting impact investments in Southeast Asia, it said in an announcement today. The fund will focus on investments in energy, water, agriculture, education and health sectors. According to 3B Ventures, it will target startups… Read more »


Capria partners with Australia’s DFAT to expand investment platform in SE Asia

By

Capria will invest in up to five fund managers in Southeast Asia, who will invest in 5-10 small and fast growing businesses each per year.


Gray Matters Capital selling entire 81.92% stake in IFSC for $30m

By

Caspian, an impact focused investor, will exit the company by selling its 3.48 per cent stake


Impact investors Aavishkaar, Asha invest $6.5m in waste management firm Nepra

By

Nepra will use the funding proceeds to extend its geographical presence to new cities.


IFC issues $90m worth of first peso-denominated green bonds

By

The green bond is the first internationally rated triple-A peso-denominated green bond to be issued by a multilateral development institution.


Belgian impact investor Incofin plans $80m India-focused fund: Report

By

The proposed India fund is seeking a 50-70 per cent contribution from international investors, and is likely to see the first close by Q1 2019.


Impact Digest: TriLinc approves $15.3m loans; OPIC’s $5m debt for Grameen India

By

The latest funding brings TriLinc’s total financing commitments as of the end of May to $438.2 million for business expansion and socio-economic development.


IFC invests $60m in green bonds issued by Thai lender TMB

By

The subscription forms part of IFC’s proposed $150-million financing in the Bangkok-based bank.