What kind of investor are we?
An investor with track record and reputation
We are the UK’s development finance institution with over 70 years of experience investing in emerging markets.
A long-term investor and partner
We invest from our own balance sheet which means that we can take a long-term and flexible approach where needed.
An investor with market and sector expertise
We are one of the biggest impact investors in Africa and South Asia.
An investor with a focus on sustainable value
We are motivated by ambitions to expand and deliver impact. We’re champions of the Sustainable Development Goals.
We help businesses to play a positive role in society, which has a proven link to commercial success.
We are fast and responsive. We take a commercial view to pricing, risk analysis and only invest our capital responsibly.
Private sector focused
We are specialised private sector investors offering a range of structured financial products.
A partner for resilience
We understand the challenges businesses face. With broad networks, local insight and deep expertise we can help our investees navigate challenges and build sustainable growth.