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    As an enterprise from processing industries, the industrial, trade or service sector, you need an experienced partner who develops appropriate solutions in dialogue with you and stands by your side – with a long-term perspective. We offer you appropriate financing and advice packages tailored to your needs.

    Working closely with you, we develop carefully thought-out, viable solutions for your undertaking that take reasonable account of potential risks. We have the required industry know-how, years of experience with investments in developing countries, together with extensive knowledge about local circumstances and framework conditions. And we actively support and advise corporates with a need or wish for transformation.

    DEG customer comments

    DEG has been a great help, enabling us to become the business we are today. It not only supported us with financing, but also with advice on environmental matters.

    Yoselyn Malamud, CEO of vegetable producer Virú S.A., Peru

    What we offer


    We provide tailored financing solutions to our customers in the form of long-term loans, equity investments and mezzanine finance. If required, we can also mobilise and arrange larger volumes for our customers by getting additional investors on board.

    DEG finances only in emerging and developing countries. These are regularly defined in the OECD Development Committee (DAC). The current DAC list with our partner countries can be found here.

    With our long-term loans, we offer you tailor-made funding solutions at matching maturities for your company worldwide.

    Acting as arranger of syndicated financings, we can also mobilise other financing partners and offer a joint financing package.

    At a glance:

    • Currency: EUR or USD and local currencies

    • Term: generally between 4 and 10 years

    • Collateral: usually as the company's fixed assets in the country of investment

    • Interest rate: fixed or variable, market-oriented depending on project and country risks

    • Structuring: in line with customer needs

    Advice plus support

    In addition to long-term financing, we offer promotional programmes to support corporates in a targeted way. In this way, we can co-finance various accompanying measures.

    ImpactConnect supports European companies invest by providing loans at attractive conditions. By offering individual financing with a minimum of red tape and specialist advice by DEG, it actively promotes and facilitates investments on the African continent.

    More information


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    COVID-19 vaccines from Africa

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    Further examples of corporate customers

    DEG invests in Moroccan pharmaceutical company Laprophan

    DEG invests in Indian online skilling platform

    DEG finances local production of medicines in Indonesia

    DEG finances family business Klingele in Brazil

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