IFC Western Europe covers relations with 27 countries in the region, as well as the European Union. These countries hold about a third of IFC's capital if taken as a whole, while companies, financial institutions and investors in the region are strategic investment partners for IFC in emerging markets.
In fiscal year 2020, IFC committed $1.8 billion in long-term investments with clients covered by the region, and mobilized an addition $2.45 billion from Western European lenders. These investments have contributed to fostering sustainable growth, creating jobs and fighting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in several emerging markets globally.
A company or entrepreneur seeking to establish a new venture or expand an existing enterprise can approach IFC directly.
The investment proposal can be submitted to the IFC field office that is closest to the location of the proposed project.