By mobilizing capital, we amplify the positive impact of our financing on the lives of people in developing countries.
years of experience
mobilized in debt financing
We leverage IFC’s global expertise, local knowledge, and long track record of responsible investing to attract partners to lend alongside us to companies in developing countries.
- Established Leader
As the leading global development institution focused on the private sector, IFC helps countries foster conditions conducive to private investment and connects other investors to the opportunities that we create. We have the oldest and largest syndication program among multilateral development banks. IFC’s Syndicated Loans and Mobilization Department is an established leader in attracting funding for critical development projects.
- Strong Results and Impact
Over the past 60 years, we have successfully raised over $90 billion in capital from our partners to help developing countries build critical infrastructure, expand manufacturing capacity, broaden access to finance, speed the adoption of new technologies, mitigate the risks of climate change and more—creating jobs and contributing to economic growth in communities across the globe.
- A Global Investing Network
We forge new partnerships with commercial banks, institutional investors, insurance companies, sovereign funds, and development institutions to enlarge the pool of responsible capital available to address the world’s most pressing challenges. The IFC syndications program finds new ways to put private capital to work in places where it can have the greatest
impact—helping businesses grow, employees earn a living and families thrive.
- Innovative Products
Our investment partners can participate in responsible investing opportunities through a broad set of innovative products.
Areas of Focus
IFC’s syndications platforms forge new partnerships with public and private investors to enlarge the pool of capital available to address the world’s most pressing challenges.
Syndications Products and Platforms
For more than 60 years, IFC has relied on commercial banks to extend our lending capacity to developing-country firms operating in infrastructure, the real sector, and the financial sector.
As the only development institution with a global mandate, IFC leverages its broad footprint in over 100 countries to source unique private sector investments for public partners.
IFC can join export credit agencies to help private firms manage the risk associated with new trade and investment opportunities in global markets – while also attracting new investors.
Impact investors will find in IFC a like-minded partner. We evaluate and measure the environmental, social and economic impact of every investment we make.
IFC has targeted solutions for institutional investors to participate in direct lending in emerging and frontier markets, unlocking new opportunities for them to create impact.
Thanks to their growing interest in “impact underwriting,” insurers are increasingly important partners for development institutions like IFC.