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We are a reliable, internationally successful and well networked partner for private equity funds that invest in businesses in developing and emerging-market countries. We contribute comprehensive country and regional know-how, plus the necessary expertise in structuring and remain on hand for our customers even in challenging times. We commit for the long-term and focus on sustainable success.

DEG customer comments

"DEG offers us substantial added value, mainly with advice on environmental and social topics and with its extensive network in Africa."

Paul Botha, Co-founder and CEO, South African investment company Metier



Providing improved health care in Africa

Private health care clinics are often the first option for people who need to consult a doctor in African countries. The "Africa Health Fund" invests in small and medium-sized enterprises in the health care sector, in order to facilitate better treatment of people, regardless of their income.

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Social entrepreneurship in Asia

The Aavishkaar Frontier Fund promotes social entrepreneurs in Asia with business models that improve the living conditions of local people. As an anchor investor DEG strengthens the funds' capital base and contributes towards mobilising further investors.

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