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14 February 2013

Press Release - Finance in Motion Opens Office in Ukraine

Finance in Motion, a global leader in asset management and technical assistance for development finance, has opened an office in Kiev, Ukraine. With offices in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, Tbilisi, Georgia, and now Kiev, Ukraine, Finance in Motion has significantly boosted its outreach in the European Neighbourhood Region. Finance in Motion currently has 10 regional offices in Southeast Europe, Caucasus and Middle East and North Africa with more than 30 staff.

Expanding our regional outreach is of strategic importance, especially with regard to our fund advisory mandates for the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) and the Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF). It also follows through on our commitment to proximity to our investment partners, policy makers and the markets. Having a presence on the ground enables us to adequately understand the context, trends, demand and opportunities of the markets we work with and respond promptly”, says Elvira Lefting, Managing Director at Finance in Motion and responsible for the Investment Management of the company.

The Kiev office is currently staffed with 3 employees covering investment and technical assistance operations in the areas of small and medium enterprise (SME) finance, green finance and housing finance. It can be reached at:

Finance in Motion GmbH
Shovkovichna Street 21, office 3
UA-01024 Kyiv
Phone: +380 44 451 44 51

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. Finance in Motion specialises in professional investment and technical assistance management services, with a focus on micro, small and medium enterprise finance, on housing finance, as well as on energy efficiency and renewable energy finance in developing countries and emerging markets. Finance in Motion has offices in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, and in a further 10 cities in the Southeast Europe, Caucasus, Middle East and North Africa regions. 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), the Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe (GGF), and the SANAD Fund in the MENA Region.

Media contact
Merle Roemer, Manager Communications
Tel: +49 (0)69 / 977 876 50-171
Fax: +49 (0)69 / 977 876 50-10

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