Cordaid Investment Management B.V., the asset management branch of Cordaid Foundation, demonstrates that it is possible to create scalable and sustainable social impact in fragile contexts. Cordaid Investment Management invests in Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) that offer inclusive finance to micro entrepreneurs. Cordaid Investment Management also invests in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that have limited or no financial alternatives. Cordaid Investments uses a mix of instruments: patient capital (equity and subordinated debt) and senior debt including loans with longer maturities. Cordaid Investment Management harness social returns throughout its investment processes and we pride ourselves of being forward thinking when it comes to measuring social impact and designing social performance indicators and assessment tools.
Cordaid Investments manages a portfolio of EUR 70 million. They have over 70 investees in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Its team consists of 22 professionals from both the world of banking and development aid.
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To get insight in the general funding activities of Cordaid related to inclusive finance, consult the NpM Investments page.