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Bamboo Finance Bamboo Finance is a commercial private equity firm specializing in investing in business models that benefit low-income communities in emerging markets with offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Bogota, Nairobi and Singapore.

Private Equity

OVERVIEW

Description

Bamboo Finance is a commercial private equity firm specializing in investing in business models that benefit low-income communities in emerging markets with offices in Luxembourg, Geneva, Bogota, Nairobi and Singapore. Bamboo Finance uses a market-oriented approach to deliver social and environmental value and provide attractive financial returns to investors. Bamboo Finance launched in 2007 with a goal to demonstrate that private capital can be profitably deployed as a tool for effective change. To date, we manage 250M USD; representing two global funds and a combined portfolio of 46 investments operating in 30 emerging market countries. Bamboo has a track record of demonstrated commercial returns, and a portfolio of investments that have provided 16 million clients with access to services and created more than 20,000 jobs.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INVESTMENT RANGE:

$3,000,000 - $5,000,000

FUND SIZE:

$250,000,000

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Sanitation, Waste Management; Water

social vs. financial return preference

  • 3: Balanced

Types of entities

  • For Profit

providing funding for these regions

  • Latin America
  • Subsaharan Africa
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central Asia

funding types

  • Equity

DEALS

ASSOCIATIONS

IA 50 2014 Manager

This company was selected as an ImpactAssets 50 2014 Manager.