Seeking to expand its support to MSMEs, the DBN has recently taken on two innovative initiatives, a strategy to finance domestic financial institutions for green and climate financing on-loans to MSMEs, and foreign exchange funding.
The International Financial Facility for Education (IFFEd) is a new multilateral organisation that will provide portfolio guarantees to multilateral development banks (MDBs).
Senior Risk Management Specialist Services to Support the Implementation of the Conditionally Repayable Contributions (CRC) Pilot
FMA is providing expert risk management governance advice and guidance to support and advance the implementation and deployment of the CRC pilot innovative finance programming across Global Affairs Canada for the International Development Assistance Program.
Risk Management Technical Guidance for Canada’s Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development Programs
FMA advised Global Affairs Canada’s Office of Innovative Finance, which plays a risk management role in relation to Canada’s innovative finance for sustainable development programs.
The Deutsche Bank Microcredit Development Fund (DB MDF) requested advice to reallocate its capital to another innovative investment strategy focused on financial inclusion in developing countries.
Delphos – FMA advised the JW McConnell Family Foundation’s Solutions Finance Accelerator Program in assessing applications to provide concessionary capital and grant financing to selected emerging “social finance intermediaries” (impact investing funds) in Canada.
CGAP requested advice to explore possible options to restructure the defaulted financial obligation of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Lebanon, as well as to design a blended finance facility to benefit from donor funding and be used as part of the MFIs’ debt restructuring packages.
Delphos – FMA supported the JW McConnell Family Foundation in conducting thorough due diligence of potential financings to post-secondary institutions to support their switch to clean electricity through a Direct Power Purchase Agreement of renewable energy with the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada.
Delphos – FMA, in consortium with another consulting firm, advised the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in the assessment and revisions of its Risk Management Framework (RMF).
Delphos – FMA supported Fondo de Fondos in the launch of a new impact investing fund that will contribute to the access by SMEs and SME lenders to the local debt capital market in Mexico.
Delphos – FMA assisted MCE Social Capital in conducting a feasibility assessment and fund design of a new impact investing fund to provide financing to micro-, small- and middle-sized enterprises operating in the agriculture sector in developing countries.
Delphos – FMA was engaged by the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to conduct a feasibility study for the expansion of CCRIF within the offering of disaster risk insurances and other potential forms of financial support.
Delphos developed recommendations on a new framework for competitive procurement and contracting of IPPs in Ghana.
Afghan Growth Finance (“AGF”) is a joint venture between Delphos and SEAF, a private equity fund manager.
Delphos International devised a business plan for a mortgage vehicle that would acquire mortgage bonds or pools of mortgages from bank or other mortgage originating institutions in SEE countries.
Delphos served as the sole financial advisor to Bayport Management Ltd. (“Bayport”), a leading emerging market financial services group, in obtaining a long-term, unsecured, holding company-level loan of $250 million from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”) to fund the client’s expansion efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.
Delphos negotiated the participation of the Asian Development Bank (“ADB”) as a lead investor, obtaining ADB Board approval in the fall of 2000 for a $150 million investment.
Delphos assisted Crecera Finance Management Company, Ltd (“Crecera”), the fund manager of Latin America Export Finance Fund, Ltd (“LAEFF”) to finance the expansion of its portfolio of short-term loans to underserved enterprises in the agricultural and commodities sector for the provision of pre-shipment or post-shipment export financing in Peru, Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay.
Delphos served as the sole financial advisor to Acord Capital (“Acord”), an industrial equipment leasing company operating in Colombia and the Dominican Republic, in obtaining debt financing from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution.
Delphos and Avinture Group, acting as co-financial advisors to CAL Bank, raised $20 million in unsecured, long-term debt financing from the OPEC Fund for International Development (“OFID”) in support of CAL Bank’s growing lending activity.
Delphos assisted its client AP Bank in structuring a $10 million commitment from OPIC to support the growth of its balance sheet.
Delphos is currently serving the Baltoro Growth Fund (BGF).
The Southeast Europe Equity Fund made direct equity and equity-related investments in growing companies (such as cable operators) in nine countries in Southeast Europe with the help of Delphos.