IIX Growth Fund

The IIX Growth Fund makes direct investments in Impact Enterprises that empower women and strengthen communities' resilience to climate change.

Investment Strategy

The IIX Growth Fund (IGF) prioritizes investments in two cross-cutting areas:

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Climate Change: IGF invests in Impact Enterprises that promote food and water security while also achieving environmental impact through reduced emissions from energy generation, transport and land use.

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Women Empowerment: IGF makes a significant amount of its investments in Impact Enterprises (IEs) owned by women or with a significant positive impact on women beneficiaries.

Key Investment Themes

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Accessibility 

Providing marginalized populations with access to equal opportunities

Example: Sustainable Livelihoods for Women, Agricultural Inputs

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Affordability

Making essential goods / services available at an affordable price to low income communities

Example: Cost-Effective Clean Energy, Affordable Healthcare

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Innovation 

Harnessing the power of technology to scale impact and create transformative change

Examples: E-Health, Green Technology

Target Geographies

IGF focuses on promoting inclusive growth in three underserved frontier market countries that have received limited focus from impact investment funds:

bangladesh

Bangladesh

indonesia

Indonesia

philippines

Philippines

Key Focus Sectors

IGF targets ventures across four sectors based on three well defined, focused investment themes where we see the greatest market need to deliver large scale mass impact

Clean Energy Access
Climate- Smart Agriculture
Water, Health & Sanitation
Green Technology

OUR INVESTMENT APPROACH

IGF invests in Impact Enterprises in the early growth and scale up stages. Investment sizes will vary from US$250,000 to US$5 million and will primarily take the form of equity or quasi-equity. IGF provides active post-investment support to portfolio companies. All investments include pre-agreed social or environmental impact targets. Impact considerations will inform the Fund’s decisions throughout – from investment selection to exit.

IIX’S STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE

IGF is strategically well placed to leverage IIX’s track record in capital placement and investment advisory in the impact sector including a unique proprietary impact enterprise pipeline, strong local networks in its target countries, experience in evaluating and assessing impact, and deep relationships with large VC / PE funds / family offices and institutions in the region.

IGF Investment Team

Investment Committee

Robert Kraybill
Chief Executive Officer
Durreen Shahnaz
Founder & Managing Director, IIX and IIX Foundation
Paraj Kakkar
VC investor, formerly with AntFactory and Investment Director/Operating partner Planet Investments and Ventures
Edouard Merette
Chairman, Unigestion Asia

Advisory Board

Durreen Shahnaz
Founder & Managing Director, IIX and IIX Foundation
Scott Anthony
Managing Partner, Innosight Consulting
Vijay Sethu
(ex) CEO CIMB Standard Standard SEASAF Fund
Mani Sabapathi
Principal, Global Investment Strategy, Prudential Financial
Bram Klaeijsen
(ex) President and Regional Director Asia Pacific, Cargill
Paraj Kakkar
VC investor, formerly with AntFactory and Investment Director/Operating partner Planet Investments and Ventures
Edouard Merette
Chairman, Unigestion Asia

For more information on the IGF, get in touch with us at iixgrowthfund@iixglobal.com