Mekong Enterprise Fund

Equity : November 2002

The Mekong Enterprise Fund was launched in 2002 at USD 18.5 million in committed capital and was fully invested in 10 companies by the end of 2005.

Amount

€ 2,117,000.00

Type of investment

Equity

Development impacts

  • Local economic growth
  • Promotion of ESG best practices

Beneficiary locations

Asia: Cambodia, Vietnam

Investment field

Investment Companies & Funds

Activity

SME fund

Organisation

Mekong Enterprise Fund

The Fund was the first growth capital private equity fund focused on Vietnam. It invested in unlisted companies in the Vietnamese private sector, with significant exposure to manufacturing and export related industries. Companies invested by the Fund were typically owned and managed by first-generation Vietnamese entrepreneurs.

Development impacts

  • Local economic growth

    Access to long-term financing for SMEs in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

  • Promotion of ESG best practices

    Mekong Capital adheres to the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance as guidelines for corporate governance standards. A commitment by investee companies to corporate governance will be a prerequisite to an investment by MEF.

Made possible through this investment

Thanks to the direct funding from BIO, the following second-line investments have been made possible.

Saigon Gas

Vietnam

Duc Thanh

Vietnam

Tan Dai Hung Plastics

Vietnam

Minh Phuc Printing & Packaging Company

Vietnam

AA Corporation

Vietnam

Goldsun Joint Stock Company

Vietnam

Lac Viet Computing Corporation

Vietnam

Nam Hoa Production and Trading Corporation

Vietnam

Ming Hoang Garments

Vietnam

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Alterfin

Investment Companies & Funds

Alterfin

  20,125.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  03/08/2021

  Subsidy

The Currency Exchange Fund n.v.

Financial Institutions

The Currency Exchange Fund n.v.

  7,091,000.00

  Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Palestinian Territories, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

  05/09/2007

  Equity

Kaizen Private Equity II

Investment Companies & Funds

Kaizen Private Equity II

  300,000.00

  India, Philippines, Vietnam

  08/12/2020

  Subsidy

Banh Vang Company Ltd.

Enterprises

Banh Vang Company Ltd.

  2,500,000.00

  Vietnam

  28/09/2015

  Debt

Cambodia Laos Myanmar Development Fund II

Investment Companies & Funds

Cambodia Laos Myanmar Development Fund II

  4,744,500.00

  Cambodia, Myanmar

  09/12/2016

  Equity

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

  105,000.00

  Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Senegal

  11/09/2018

  Subsidy

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

  5,438,332.50

  Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Senegal

  18/06/2015

  Equity

Geuther Vietnam

Enterprises

Geuther Vietnam

  2,581,446.60

  Vietnam

  10/09/2020

  Debt

Geuther Vietnam

Enterprises

Geuther Vietnam

  5,929.00

  Vietnam

  31/08/2020

  Subsidy

Geuther Vietnam

Enterprises

Geuther Vietnam

  31,044.00

  Vietnam

  10/09/2020

  Subsidy

Alterfin

Financial Institutions

Alterfin

  3,000,000.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  15/07/2020

  Debt

Excelsior Capital Vietnam Private Equity Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Excelsior Capital Vietnam Private Equity Fund

  2,000,000.00

  Vietnam

  07/11/2020

  Equity

Excelsior Capital Vietnam Private Equity Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Excelsior Capital Vietnam Private Equity Fund

  8,733,600.00

  Vietnam

  21/01/2020

  Equity

Puratos Grand Place Vietnam

Enterprises

Puratos Grand Place Vietnam

  85,910.00

  Vietnam

  05/07/2018

  Subsidy

Puratos Grand Place Vietnam

Enterprises

Puratos Grand Place Vietnam

  1,377,750.00

  Vietnam

  25/10/2017

  Debt

Alterfin

Investment Companies & Funds

Alterfin

  250,000.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  13/12/2002

  Equity

Triple P SEA Financial Inclusion Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Triple P SEA Financial Inclusion Fund

  6,640,739.00

  Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam

  14/11/2017

  Equity