Mobilizing our regional and topical expertise
Our expert teams have a deep understanding of the regions in which they operate and the topics that we cover.
By combining our respective skills, be it impact management and green financing to technical assistance and local insight, Finance in Motion is able to make a positive difference for people and planet together with market-based returns. Creating measurable and tangible impact is at the heart of what we do.
Finance in Motion has teams based in Southeast Europe, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. Our on-the-ground teams create impact solutions tailored to local needs. By being close to local partners and embedded in strong networks, these teams in 16 offices stay abreast of local requirements and identify new developments in real time. They help investors stay informed about changes in regulatory policies, lending practices, macro trends, governance, and general information affecting market sectors.
Fund advisory teams
Our professional in-house teams take care of fund structuring and administration, treasury, financial reporting, transaction management, legal frameworks, compliance, and marketing and communications. We accompany investments from start to completion, providing investors with regular updates and answering any questions along the way.
Our in-house Investor Relations Team raises private institutional capital for Finance in Motion’s full suite of private debt and private equity advised and managed funds, facilitating the investment process from onboarding to post-investment relationship management. In conjunction, the team also leverages their specialized knowledge about impact investing, blended finance and risk return profiles to help design the right products for investors and provide innovative solutions for their needs.
Impact & Sustainability
Our Impact and Sustainability Team is firmly positioned at the forefront of developments in impact frameworks, environmental and social standards, and industry best practices. The team carefully monitors, analyzes, and reports on funds’ impact. We use the findings and results as guidance for fine-tuning strategies and reacting flexibly to changing conditions. They also accompany due diligences to assure compliance with our high social and environmental standards.
Green Finance Centre
The Green Finance Centre sits at the intersection of investment and impact, supporting Finance in Motion’s funds and their partners to operationalize green finance and sustainable practices. The team incubates new green products and strategies that meet high standards of rigor while balancing local market realities to ensure they can be implemented on-the-ground. They additionally draw upon this practical expertise in supporting the development of new fund mandates.
In many cases, finance is much more effective with expert capacity building support. Our Technical Assistance Team leverages their regional know-how and discipline expertise across the funds to create greater impact. Managing hundreds of capacity building projects on multiple continents, these comprehensive facilities provide tailored support to help boost and anchor impact. Beneficiaries range from financial institutions and industry associations to individual entrepreneurs and farmers.
Our risk management experts assume an integral role in all investment origination. They approve the eligibility of counterparties, participate in on-site due diligence visits, and submit their credit vote on each transaction. The team conducts credit analyses and submits credit votes, monitors outstanding portfolios regularly, manages critical exposure – for instance restructuring and work-out – and implements risk controlling including limit checks, scenario building, risk absorption, capacity test and impairments.