Women Entrepreneurs Debt Fund

The WEDF provides senior loans to commercial banks for on-lending to women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises, aiming to spur lending to women entrepreneurs in developing countries

Fund facts

  • Size (US):

    $115 million
  • Vintage Year:

    2016
  • Sector:

    Commercial Banking
  • Region:

    Global

The WEDF provides senior loans to commercial banks for on-lending to women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises, aiming to spur lending to women entrepreneurs in developing countries

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Size: 
$115 million
Region: 
Global
Sectors: 
Commercial Banking
Vintage Year: 
2016
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Fund team

Jun Nitta

Head

Jun Nitta

Head, Financial Institutions Group Funds

Jun joined AMC in 2010 as a Senior Investment Manager with the IFC Capitalization Fund. Previously, Jun was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division at JPMorgan in Tokyo and an Investment Officer in the Financial Institutions Group of IFC. Jun also worked in the Investment Banking Division at Deutsche Bank and at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.  Jun is based in AMC's Singapore office.

 

Jun holds a BA in Political Science from Waseda University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Chongsi Bi

Investment Manager

Chongsi Bi

Investment Manager , Financial Institutions Group Funds

Chongsi returned to AMC in 2017 as part of the Financial Institutions Group Funds team after obtaining her MBA. Prior to joining the FIG Funds, Chongsi worked as an investment analyst at AMC. Previously, she was an investment banking associate in the Financial Institutions Group at J.P. Morgan.

 

Chongsi holds a BA in International Relations and Economics from Brown University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Portfolio

Investment Sector Country Status Investment Date
ABA Bank Ltd Banking Cambodia Exited May, 2017
ACLEDA Bank Plc Banking Cambodia Exited March, 2017
An Binh Commercial Joint Stock Bank Banking Vietnam Current December, 2017
Banco Internacional S.A. Banking Ecuador Current February, 2019
Banco Pichincha S.A. Banking Ecuador Exited June, 2016
BRAC Bank Ltd Banking Bangladesh Current June, 2017
CAL Bank Ltd Banking Ghana Current July, 2018
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd Banking Kenya Current October, 2017
Equity Bank Kenya Ltd Banking Kenya Current December, 2016
XacBank LLC Banking Mongolia Exited July, 2016

Company

Sector

Banking

Country

Cambodia

Status

Exited

Investment Date

May, 2017

Sector

Banking

Country

Cambodia

Status

Exited

Investment Date

March, 2017

Sector

Banking

Country

Vietnam

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2017

Sector

Banking

Country

Ecuador

Status

Current

Investment Date

February, 2019

Sector

Banking

Country

Ecuador

Status

Exited

Investment Date

June, 2016

Sector

Banking

Country

Bangladesh

Status

Current

Investment Date

June, 2017

Sector

Banking

Country

Ghana

Status

Current

Investment Date

July, 2018

Sector

Banking

Country

Kenya

Status

Current

Investment Date

October, 2017

Sector

Banking

Country

Kenya

Status

Current

Investment Date

December, 2016

Sector

Banking

Country

Mongolia

Status

Exited

Investment Date

July, 2016