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Swedfund invests in healthcare through Quadria Capital Fund

Press releases   •   Aug 16, 2019 11:13 UTC

Today, 7 out of every 10 new hospital beds in Asia, are built by the private sector. With an investment of USD 15 million in Quadria Capital Fund II, Swedfund will reach the healthcare sector in South and South East Asia, through investments in areas such as healthcare services, pharma and laboratory businesses in countries like India, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Swedfund invests in resource efficiency in India and Bangladesh

Press releases   •   Jul 05, 2019 08:22 UTC

​Over the past year Swedfund has assessed a number of investment opportunities in the resource efficiency space in order to broaden Swedfund’s scope within climate and further align Swedfund’s mission with the Paris Agreement. Swedfund, as one of several European development finance institutions, has now invested in South Asia Growth Fund II (SAGF II).

Swedfund continues to focus on renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Swedfund continues to focus on renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Press releases   •   Mar 24, 2017 07:32 UTC

​Swedfund, Sweden’s development finance institution, invests 13 MUSD in the fund Frontier Energy II. The fund focuses on small and medium-sized renewable energy projects, primarily in East Africa.

Swedfund promotes inclusive finance in Uganda and Tanzania

Swedfund promotes inclusive finance in Uganda and Tanzania

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2016 08:56 UTC

​Swedfund, the Swedish development financier, invests USD10 million in Bayport Management Ltd (“Bayport”). The investment will improve access to financial services for people with low income, giving them the opportunity to get loans for, inter alia, education and housing.

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Great potential for job creation in the private sector and manufacturing industry

Great potential for job creation in the private sector and manufacturing industry

News   •   Nov 02, 2017 09:15 UTC

We have focused our efforts in the sectors deemed best able to achieve development, which is in line with our mission. Where we have the greatest opportunity to generate benefits depends on a number of factors, such as experience in the sector and where we can best achieve results in equality, the environment and the creation of jobs.

Sustainable energy - a prioritised sector

Sustainable energy - a prioritised sector

News   •   Oct 11, 2017 11:18 UTC

​Sustainable energy for all is an explicit goal in Agenda 2030. It is also a prioritised sector for Swedfund’s investments. Electrification drives development, and is essential for jobcreation and combating poverty.

The Development Impact

The Development Impact

News   •   Sep 21, 2017 06:13 UTC

Financing for sustainable development can come from several sources; aid, private capital, domestic tax-based financing and from development finance institutions. The sources of finance can be regarded as different, but complimentary, tools in the fight for sustainable development. Here we explain about the tools, focusing on what the development finance institution achieves.

The future is now. Let’s accelerate Agenda 2030.

The future is now. Let’s accelerate Agenda 2030.

News   •   Aug 29, 2017 09:09 UTC

​2016 is the first year on the road towards the global goals. It is the first year all countries are following a common agenda to root out extreme poverty and counteract the climate threat. Swedfund’s Integrated Report 2016 explains how we integrate the global goals in our business model and investment process.

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