Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund

The Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund trust (EMIIF) is a development financing mechanism for the Australian Government. It provides investment capital and technical assistance to financial intermediaries who in turn provide access to financing for SMEs in South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

Learn more about EMIIF investment criteria and how to apply here.

Mission:

EMIIF in its role of investor, market builder and technical assistance provider will grow the impact and gender lens investment market in collaboration with SME funds, SMEs, co-investors, and ecosystem actors in the South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.

OnImpact Features Sarona and EMIIF

It was announced last year, Sarona Asset Management would be tasked with managing the Australian Government’s Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund (EMIIF), which is the Federal Government’s first foray into fund-of-fund impact investment in Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

OnImpact had an opportunity to speak to Serge LeVert-Chiasson, Managing Director of Impact at Sarona, to get a deeper understanding of what EMIIF hopes to achieve, and the unique approach of Sarona as a catalyst for positive change.

Read the feature at OnImpact