Wednesday
June 20
2018

Belgium’s Incofin plans $80-million India Progress Fund

By Atmadip Rai

Belgium-based Incofin Investment Management, which holds equity in India’s top microfinance companies, is now planning an $80-million fund exclusively for investing in India. This firm is also planning to spread its investments into food and agricultural sector.

The fund is seeking a majority of contribution from overseas investors.

“India Progress Fund will be our first country focused fund,” Incofin’s partner and co-head for Asia investments, Aditya Bhandari told ET. He said that Incofin’s all other funds were global with 15-20% allocation targeting investments in India.

Photo courtesy of Igor Ovsyannykov.

Source: Economic Times (link opens in a new window)

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Investing
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impact investing, India, microfinance, social impact