Finance in Motion is an alternative asset management firm exclusively focused on development finance. We are one of the world's leading asset managers in this field, advising funds with an aggregate committed capital of approximately EUR 1.1 billion (as at 31 December 2012).
On behalf of public and private investors as well as international finance institutions, we focus on developing and advising scalable and commercially sustainable investment funds with the primary goal of achieving significant economic, social and environmental impact in emerging markets and developing countries. Our expertise includes micro, small and medium enterprise finance, housing finance as well as energy efficiency and renewable energy finance. We focus on identifying, analyzing, and monitoring partner institutions or projects through our advised funds. In addition, we provide partner institutions with high-impact and tailored technical assistance to maximize outreach efforts, coordinate and implement projects, manage risk, and promote the principles of Responsible Finance.
Our team of investment professionals, led by recognized experts in the field of development finance and capital markets, has been instrumental in the success of the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), one of the funds we advise. With committed capital of EUR 874 million (as at 31 December 2012), the EFSE is one of the world’s largest microfinance investment funds.
We also serve as investment advisor to the Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF) and as fund manager to the SANAD Fund for micro, small and medium enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa region.
With more than 100 staff from over 25 countries, Finance in Motion has a strong market presence in the regions of Southeast Europe, South Caucasus and Middle East and North Africa. Our ten regional offices are staffed with over 30 local professionals who have an in-depth understanding of the respective markets.
Finance in Motion is a licensed Asset Manager according to German banking law (Kreditwesengesetz) and is supervised by the German federal financial supervisory agency (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin).
Majority-owned by its management and staff, Finance in Motion’s other shareholders are Sal. Oppenheim and the Apax Foundation, the charity of global private equity firm Apax Partners.