Investment Management

FOUNT manages a number of high-impact investment funds: Good Fashion Fund (apparel sector in Asia), BIX Capital (clean cooking solutions in Sub Saharan Africa) and AGRI3 Fund (sustainable agriculture in emerging markets).

We act as managers or lead advisors and play a core role in structuring, strategy, governance, related investment processes and in the fund management and governance of impact initiatives. We appreciate the power of partnerships to maximize impact. We operate with stakeholders who have complementary networks, capabilities and experiences.

We have a strong track record in managing innovative finance structures, such as blended finance, to deploy social and environmental impact investing strategies. We have gained intimate knowledge of and expertise in impact investing, including investment processes and fund management.

All of the initiatives we work on have a strong impact focus, linked to selected SDGs, with the aim of improving livelihoods in emerging markets. Whilst at the same time delivering a sustainable financial return for investors.

Core Investment Management Offering:

Credit Analysis & Due Diligence Deal Structuring
Investments & Portfolio Management
Monitoring & Reporting
Restructuring & Refinancing
Portfolio Valuations
Exits
Fundraising
Governance services to steer and operate impact initiatives

Investment Management Mandates

AGRI3 Fund

A blended finance initiative to improve livelihoods, tackle deforestation and support the transition to sustainable agriculture. FOUNT acts as investment advisor of the AGRI3 Fund, together with Cardano Development and Mirova.

Good Fashion Fund

The Good Fashion Fund enables textile manufacturers to make their supply chains more sustainable by investing in best-in-class innovative solutions. GFF is an investment vehicle initiated by Fashion for Good and Laudes Foundation, managed by FOUNT.

BIX Capital

BIX Capital provides innovative impact pre-financing for companies, to finance household appliances at the base of the pyramid. FOUNT is strategic partner and co-initiator of BIX Capital.

DIGH

DIGH finances affordable housing initiatives for the low-income segment. FOUNT advises and supports DIGH with portfolio management, restructuring of debt and refinancing its portfolio.