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SAVE THE DATE! SEAF announces it will have a course this June (“So You Want To Start a Fund?”) that will target mission-driven organizations that want to launch or sustainably scale an impact investing fund. The course’s objective will be to increase the basic understanding...

SEAF has announced that the SEAF Women’s Opportunity Fund has invested in the Phuong Chau Joint Stock Company (“PCJSC”), an OB/GYN and other specialties healthcare facility in southern Vietnam. The investment will expand PSJSC’s geographic footprint beyond its current facility in Can Tho to Sa...

SEAF has announced that Southeast Europe Equity Fund II (SEEF II) has completed a full exit of its investment in, a producer of flexible packaging products based in Turkey. SEEF II, a US$320 million private equity fund organized in 2006 to make investments in Southeast...

London – SEAF CEO Bert van der Vaart will keynote an address to the ICS – Impact Capitalism Summit, in London on November 7th and 8th. Mr. van der Vaart will speak on the global refugee crisis and possible solutions to the issue, including impact through...

SEAF announces the launch of Wise Venture Capital, a Morocco-based investment company focused on early-stage investments. Morocco – Wise Venture Capital is a new investment company providing matching capital and technical assistance to a broad range of qualified early-stage businesses and investors in Morocco. Wise Venture Capital...

Investment support the expansion of GAFCo in Tanzania DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (“SEAF”), a global impact investment manager, has invested in The Great African Food Company, Ltd (“GAFCo” or “the Company”). Through its Tanzanian subsidiary, the Company exports beans and sunflower/safflower oils,...

Washington – Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announces that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has made a USD 10 million investment into SEAF Bangladesh Ventures (SEAF BV), SEAF’s investment vehicle in Bangladesh which has been actively investing in fast growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) since...

SEAF’s Bob Webster was interviewed for an article on Forbes.com about SEAF’s role in the growing Impact Investing space. The article touched on topics including investing in emerging markets, selecting businesses for investments, the tradeoffs faced in impact investing, and challenges in the space. Interviewed by Christopher Skroupa, Bob...

Washington, DC- SEAF announces its appointment, through wholly-owned affiliates, as the General Partner and Investment Manager of the Southeast Europe Equity Fund II, L.P. and affiliated vehicle (“SEEF II”). SEEF II is a $320 million, 2006 vintage private equity fund that made control and significant-minority...

Washington – Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) announces the closing of SEAF Women’s Opportunity Fund for Southeast Asia, in partnership with Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australia Government to catalyze inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction in South East Asia. The SEAF Women’s Opportunity...