Cambodia Laos Myanmar Development Fund II


The Cambodia Laos Myanmar Development Fund II (“CLMDF II” or the “Fund”) is a 10 year sector-agnostic growth capital fund that will invest in SMEs in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Development impact:

  • Local economic growth: CLMDF II will aim at providing long-term equity funding to local SMEs, funding that is currently very scarcely available. CLMDF II is currently one of the only SME-focused PE funds active in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
  • Private sector consolidation/innovation: CLMDF II is one of the only players offering long-term financing to SMEs in the target markets.
  • Promotion of ESG best practices: An ESMS (Environmental and Social Management System) is in place and applied to all new investments; compliant with DFI guidelines.

In 2018, BIO also subsidized a € 332 K technical assistance project.

  • Investment amount (€):

    € 4.59 M

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  • Development impacts :

    • 1 — Local economic growth
    • 2 — Private sector consolidation/innovation
    • 3 — Promotion of ESG best practices