Project detail - ARISE B.V.


Status: Approved investment
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Who is our customer

Arise is a strategic cooperation between Rabobank, Norfund and FMO, through Arise B.V, an investment company targeting Tier 1 African banks.

What is our funding objective?

The objective of this project is the establishment of a Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) in order to enable Arise to undertake TA (or CD) projects with its investees.

Why do we fund this investment?

The TAF aims to develop Arise investees into sustainable, future proof and resilient financial service providers that use best international practices, ensuring that they actively pursue financial inclusion and where possible, promote rural development through their product offering. This is aligned with FMO's strategy.

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Date Total FMO financing
7/21/2016 USD 246.68 MLN
Website customer/investment
Financial Institutions
Effective date
Total FMO financing
EUR 0.22 MLN
Risk categorization on environmental and social impacts, A = high risk, B+ = medium high risk, B = medium risk, C = low risk Environmental & Social Category
(A, B+, B or C)