SVCL Samridhi Fund (http://www.sidbiventure.co.in/), managed by SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd.(SVCL), it is a social venture fund which aims to invest in businesses that positively impact the underserved in 8 targeted States of India. SVCL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).
Women’s World Banking Capital Partners (https://www.womensworldbanking.org/)is a private equity limited partnership that makes direct equity investments in women-focused financial institutions. This investment strategy builds on the belief that investors can influence institutions to ensure that women are part of their growth strategy and future profitability. This venture, with more than US$50 million under management, demonstrates what Women’s World Banking has long maintained: providing women with access to financial services can be a profitable business for banks, while contributing to the economic growth and welfare of families and communities.
INCOFIN Investment Management (Incofin IM – https://www.incofin.com) manages and advises funds that invest in MFIs in developing countries. As a specialist in rural microfinancing, Incofin IM’s main goal is to reach out to people who live in more secluded rural areas and/or who are active in the agricultural sector.
Oikocredit (http://www.oikocredit.coop ) is a worldwide cooperative and social investor, providing credit and equity to microfinance institutions and directly to trade cooperatives, fair trade organizations, renewable energy projects and Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries. Oikocredit’s strategic focus areas are inclusive finance, agriculture and renewable energy. Oikocredit has a development financing portfolio totaling € 911 million, invested across 70 countries worldwide. Oikocredit is privately financed through the investments of 51,000 individuals and organizations offering a positive triple bottom line to investors: social, environmental and financial.
DCB Bank (https://www.dcbbank.com/) is a modern emerging new generation private sector bank with 228 branches across 18 states and 2 union territories across India. It is a scheduled commercial bank regulated by the Reserve Bank of India. Its major focus has been lending to SME sector, and its association with AMPL has benefitted both the partners in nourishing small entrepreneurs in several remote areas of India.
Small Industries Development Bank of India (http://www.sidbi.com/) is the principal financial institution for the promotion, financing and development of MSME industry in the country. It is a funding partner of AMPL since 2009. Apart from this, it has also financed term loans to AMPL for on-lending to low-income groups to improve their livelihood.
Belgian Investment Organisation (http://www.bio-invest.be), BIO is a Development Finance Institution (DFI) established in 2001 in the framework of the Belgian Development Cooperation to support private sector growth in developing and emerging countries. BIO supports financial institutions, investment funds, enterprises and private infrastructure projects.