EFC Investors

Développement international Desjardins

DID is a subsidiary of Desjardins Group, the sixth largest cooperative financial group in the world with assets of USD 178.9 billion and considered North America’s strongest bank according to Bloomberg. For over 45 years, DID has been working with developing and emerging countries towards the goal of sharing the expertise and experience of Desjardins Group. DID today is a world leader in the deployment and development of microfinance around the world. It makes a full range of specialized business solutions available to its partners thus enabling them to provide their customers with accessible, secure, and diversified financial products and services.


AfricInvest Financial Sector Limited

AfricInvest is a pan African Private Equity Fund Manager founded in 1994 with currently over USD 1 billion under management. AfricInvest is uniquely positioned as one of the most experienced private equity investors on the continent. AfricInvest has dedicated investment teams focused on North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, and employs 50 professionals based in six offices. The teams benefit from strong, long-term support from both local and international investors, including leading development finance institutions worldwide. Since 1994, AfricInvest has invested in over 120 companies across 24 African countries in a variety of high growth sectors.


Bamboo Financial Inclusion Mauritius

Bamboo Financial Inclusion Mauritius is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bamboo Financial Inclusion Fund. Launched in 2007, the Fund manages USD 195 million in total commitments from institutional and individual investors, and invests in a range of microfinance institutions and funds worldwide. The Fund acquires minority stakes in the capital of its investees, while contributing to their development by sharing international experience, information, networks, knowledge, and by playing an active governance role at a board level. The Fund uses a market-oriented approach to deliver social and environmental value, in addition to financial returns to investors. The Fund is managed by Bamboo Finance through offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Kenya, Bogota, and Singapore..


ASN-Novib Microcredit Fund

ASN-Novib Microcredit Fund (ANMF) is regulated and organized as a semi-open ended fund, enabling private individuals to invest in microfinance institutions (MFIs) by purchasing shares sold through ASN Bank. Its goal is to encourage broader participation by all types of entrepreneurs in the market economies of developing countries. At the end of 2015, the fund had assets of EUR 240 million, invested in close to 100 MFIs globally. The investment manager of ANMF is Triple Jump, one of the leading microfinance fund managers in the world. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors and provides loans and equity investments to microfinance institutions. Its advisory services help growing MFIs move to the next business level by providing cost sharing grants and technical assistance.


Dunduliza Company Limited

Dunduliza Company Limited provides technical support and interventions that are intended to enable the member SACCOS (Savings & Credit Cooperative Societies) achieve and maintain sustainability.