DFC Commits Combined USD35m to Atlantica Ventures and Blue Earth Capital

DFC committed USD25m to PG Impact Credit Strategies, a fund managed by Blue Earth Capital (formerly PG Impact Investments) targeting credit investment opportunities in SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia. DFC also committed USD10m to Altantica Ventures’ early-stage VC fund targeting seed through Series B investments… Read More

Mid-Year 2021 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

GPC 1H 2021 data on fundraising, investment and exit activity across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle East   Key data takeaways:   All major markets posted year-over-year gains in private capital deal value and deal count as the tech-fueled recovery from the pandemic continues. VC deals drove the… Read More

Energy Access Relief Fund Reaches USD68m First Close

A global coalition convened by Acumen and including CDC Group, DFC, FMO, Green Climate Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation and IFC, among others, launched the Energy Access Relief Fund to provide relief capital in the form of short-term loans to energy access companies in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The fund, which… Read More

TPG Rise Climate Reaches USD5.4b First Close

TPG Capital reached a USD5.4b first close for TPG Rise Climate. The vehicle has a target size of USD7b and will focus on five climate sub-sectors: clean energy, enabling solutions, decarbonized transport, greening industrials and agriculture and natural solutions. Read more… Read More

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