MEF Quarterly Factsheet - March 2022
During Q1 2022, the MEF disbursed a total of USD 56.2M in loans to 18 institutions in 15 countries including USD 20.2M in local currencies (including USD and EUR as local tender), bringing the overall percentage of local currency lending by the MEF to 50%.
The Microfinance Investment Portfolio amounts to USD 544M at the end of March 2022, about 40% of which is in Asia and about a third in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Annual Report - 2021
The Directors of MEF are pleased to present to you the Annual Report 2021. To confirm that impact is at the core of MEF, this latest report combines what used to be separate annual and impact reports. With this new format we wish to share an account of last year’s activities and achievements in fulfilment of our global impact finance mission.Download the latest Annual Report (PDF - 2,4 Mo)
Operating Principles for Impact Management – Disclosure Statement
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) launched the Operating Principles for Impact
Management in April 2019. The Impact Principles were developed in collaboration with industry
leaders and other stakeholders and provide a framework for investors for the design and
implementation of their impact management systems, ensuring that impact considerations are
integrated throughout the investment lifecycle.
As a signatory to the principles, MEF publicly discloses, on an annual basis, the alignment of its impact management system with the principles.
31 January 2022
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility as Signatory of the Operating Principles for Impact Management publishes its first Disclosure Statement
10 February 2021
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility as the newest Signatory of the Operating Principles for Impact Management promoting best practices in impact investing Press release: attached
6 January 2021
The MEF received at the end of 2020 an additional EUR 40 million from KfW on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to support Covid-19 affected microfinance markets in emerging economies
20 January 2020
MEF welcomes M&G as new private investor with USD 90 million in Notes.
5 July 2019
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility reaches USD 2 Billion in loan disbursements and announces the onboarding of Incofin Investment Management as new Investment Advisor since 1 July 2019.
17 November 2017
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility’s keystone investors renew their commitments until 2025
29 September 2015
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) reaches USD 1 Billion in Loan Disbursements to Microfinance Institutions worldwide thanks to public and private subscriptions
29 October 2014
Deutsche Bank secures additional USD 12 million of private sector investments in microfinance fund.
14 October 2014
GLS Bank secures USD 25 million of private investments in the Microfinance Enhancement Facility
20 December 2013
Deutsche Bank secures USD 75 million of private investments in the Microfinance Enhancement Facility
LuxFLAG now labels thirty funds
23 February 2009
Microfinance Enhancement Facility
2 November 2009
KNOW A FUND: Microfinance Enhancement Facility, An Interview with Mark Berryman of the International Finance Corporation (IFC)