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Impact Investing

We focus on funding companies and projects with an optimised risk adjusted return that provide a market financial return alongside quantifiable social and environmental benefit.

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Private Debt & Special Situations

With a focus on combining downside protection and growth potential, we aim to provide financing in situations that offer an above-market return without compromising on our social and environmental goals.

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Real Estate

We focus on developments that create a large number of service jobs, revitalize communities and quality of life.

Investment Themes & Examples:

Financial InclusionImproving Livelihoods in Developing MarketsClimate FinanceSustainable Urban Development
Mongolia
mandal.mn/en
DFA is a founding shareholder of Mandal Life Insurance, a leading Mongolian insurance platform.
Bangladesh
trucklagbe.com
DFA provided growth capital to Truck Lagbe, a technology platform optimising Bangladesh’s logistics sector with investment from the IFC (World Bank).
Vana Holdings
Southeast Asia
Myanmar Reforestation Initiative:
asiancre.com
DFA founded Vana, a nature-based solutions platform focused on community reforestation projects in Southeast Asia.
DFA, using recycled shipping containers, developed and manages Bloq, a lifestyle food and beverage park in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Myanmar
r2omm.com
DFA co-founded what is now the largest rural mobility financing platform in Myanmar.
Mongolia
terraexpress.mn
Working with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), DFA restructured and took a stake in Terra Express, a leading copper ore logistics provider in Mongolia.
Indonesia
theeesgroup.com
DFA invested seed capital in Energy Efficiency Solutions (EES) focused on reducing the carbon intensity of the hotel industry through tech/engineering solutions.
Myanmar
DFA provided structured finance to Green Vision, a Myanmar developer of service apartments targeted at professionals bringing foreign investment and embassy staff.
Vietnam and Cambodia
icarebenefits.asia
DFA structured a growth round and had a successful exit for iCare Benefits, a platform focused on providing finance to workers in manufacturing.
Mongolia
www.apu.mn
DFA is a large minority shareholder in APU, the largest Mongolian FMCG company and the largest listed company on the Mongolian Stock Exchange.
Mongolia
En.chono.mn/p/2
DFA funded a mixed use project to expand the opportunities of SME businesses through additional modern retail footprint in Ulaanbaatar with a conservation component, adding 11 ha of green space to the city.
TBC: Tourism Platform Sri Lanka
DFA is in advanced discussions to be a founding shareholder of an experiential tourism platform in Sri Lanka.