Press Release


16 March 2015

Press Release - Finance in Motion becomes a member of the GIIN

Finance in Motion, a global leader in impact asset management and technical assistance for development finance, has become a member of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

GIIN is a network of more than 200 social investors, asset managers and service providers worldwide whose goal is to increase the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.

“As an impact asset management firm exclusively focused on development finance, we are looking forward to exchanging our experiences and views with the other members of the GIIN and take bring impact investment to the next level,” says Sylvia Wisniwski, Managing Director of Finance in Motion.

Impact investments are investments made incompanies, organizations, and funds with the intent to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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About Finance in Motion
Finance in Motion is an alternative asset manager exclusively focused on development finance and manages investment vehicles to promote sustainable economic, social and environmental development in emerging markets and developing countries. Finance in Motion has over EUR 1.3 billion of investor commitments under management (as at 31 December 2014) leveraging development aid through public private partnerships. In line with the development mission of each fund, Finance in Motion develops partnerships with eligible financial institutions and projects covering debt, mezzanine and equity, as well as non-financial advisory services (technical assistance). Finance in Motion has offices in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, and in a further 13 cities covering its operations in Southeast Europe, Caucasus, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Latin America. Finance in Motion currently provides asset management and technical assistance management services to the following development finance vehicles: the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) – finance for micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME finance); the Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF) – energy efficiency and renewable energy; the SANAD Fund in the Middle East and North Africa region – finance for micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME finance) and employment creation; and the eco.business Fund – preservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of natural resources.

For more information, please visit www.finance-in-motion.com

About the GIIN
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. Impact investments are investments made in companies, organizations, and funds with the intent to generate measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investments can be made in both emerging and developed markets, and target a range of returns from below market to market rate, depending upon the circumstances. The GIIN builds critical infrastructure and supports activities, education, and research that help accelerate the development of a coherent impact investing industry.

For more information, please visit www.thegiin.org.

Media contact Finance in Motion
Merle Römer
Manager, Communications and Events
Tel: +49 (0)69 / 977 876 50-171
Fax: +49 (0)69 / 977 876 50-10
E-mail: m.roemer@finance-in-motion.com