Equity - International Finance Corporation
Equity investments provide developmental support and long-term growth capital that private enterprises need. We invest directly in companies’ and financial institutions’ equity and also through private-equity funds. In fiscal year 2019, equity investments accounted for about $1.0 billion of commitments we made for our own account.
Investing in People to Build Human Capital - World Bank
Governments have long invested in economic growth by focusing on physical capital — roads, bridges, airports, and other infrastructure. But they have often under-invested in their people, in part because the benefits have been much slower and harder to measure.
Investment - International Finance Corporation
We invest exclusively in for-profit projects in developing countries, and we charge market rates for our products and services. Loans We finance projects and companies through loans from our own account, typically for 7 to 12 years. Equity We directly invest in companies and financial institutions, including through private-equity funds.
IFC’s Work with Funds - International Finance Corporation
The impact of IFC's investments in funds in 2020: 1.2MILLION JOBS SUPPORTED. 304 THOUSAND JOBS FOR WOMEN SUPPORTED. 594 THOUSAND NEW JOBS CREATED. 570 SMEs REACHED. A company or entrepreneur seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly. The investment proposal can be submitted to the IFC field ...
World Bank and Private Sector
Investors provide capital on a portfolio basis, which IFC can deploy in investments across regions and sectors in accordance with its strategy and processes. The IFC Asset Management Company manages funds on behalf of institutional investors – sovereign funds, pension funds, development finance institutions – enabling them to invest in high-potential companies and infrastructure projects in developing countries.
Human Capital - World Bank
Welcome to the Human Capital Project (HCP), a global effort to accelerate more and better investments in people for greater equity and economic growth. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, it's even more important to understand why countries should invest in human capital (HC) and protect hard-won gains from being eroded. Find out why the World Bank, countries, and partners are coming together to try to close the massive HC gap in the world during COVID-19 and afterwards.
Financial Development - World Bank
Financial sector is the set of institutions, instruments, markets, as well as the legal and regulatory framework that permit transactions to be made by extending credit. Fundamentally, financial sector development is about overcoming “costs” incurred in the financial system. This process of reducing the costs of acquiring information, enforcing contracts, and making transactions resulted in the emergence of financial contracts, markets, and intermediaries.
Unlocking Private Finance for Nature - World Bank
“ Investors are increasingly focused on financing activities and companies that preserve, protect and enhance nature over the long-term, and create positive biodiversity outcomes. At IFC, we are excited by these emerging investment opportunities in nature-based solutions ,” said Alzbeta Klein, Director and Global Head of climate business, IFC.
Macroeconomics Overview - World Bank
Macroeconomics focuses on the performance of economies – changes in economic output, inflation, interest and foreign exchange rates, and the balance of payments. Poverty reduction, social equity, and sustainable growth are only possible with sound monetary and fiscal policies. Macroeconomics Home. Overview.