IFC is the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group and the largest multilateral source of financing for the emerging markets’ private sector. IFC is present in every region with 100+ offices with 4,000 staffs globally. IFC’s investment in the Agribusiness value chain is to enhance food security, promote inclusive development and support environmental and social sustainability.
Capital Provider Overview
Region/Countries of focus
IFC operates in over 100 countries including MENA and SSA regions
Sector & Ag. value chains focus
All value chains
Names of select current/previous portfolio companies in the ag. space
Type of instruments
Direct investment – debt / equity / mezzanine financing. Structured finance – risk sharing facilities / partial credit guarantees / direct P.E. funds investment
Ticket size range
Ticket size is from USD 5M and above. However, ticket size varies based on the project, company’s total capitalization and also level of developmental work based on the WBGs diagnostics of the country.
Preferred currency of investment
IFC can provide funding in the major trading currencies (USD, GBP, EUR) and is rapidly growing its share of financing in local currency.