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.


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.


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
DFA is a founding shareholder of Mandal Life Insurance, a leading Mongolian insurance platform.
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:
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.
DFA co-founded what is now the largest rural mobility financing platform in Myanmar.
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.
TBC (Energy Savings Platform) Indonesia
DFA is in advanced discussion with an Indonesian platform focused on reducing energy efficiency of hotels.
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
DFA structured a growth round and had a successful exit for iCare Benefits, a platform focused on providing finance to workers in manufacturing.
DFA is a large minority shareholder in APU, the largest Mongolian FMCG company and the largest listed company on the Mongolian Stock Exchange.
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.