1 Corporate information

FMO was incorporated in 1970 as a public limited company and is located at Anna van Saksenlaan 71, The Hague, The Netherlands. FMO finances activities in developing countries to stimulate private sector development. In addition, FMO provides services in relation to government funds and programs.

Financing activities

FMO is the Dutch development bank. We support sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging market by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. We specialize in sectors where our contribution can have the highest long-term impact: financial institutions, energy, and agribusiness.

FMO’s main activity consists of providing loans, guarantees and equity capital to the private sector in developing countries. Furthermore FMO offers institutional investors access to its expertise in responsible emerging markets investing through its subsidiary FMO Investment Management B.V.

A minor part of the investment financing is guaranteed by the Dutch State under the Faciliteit Opkomende Markten (FOM), in which FMO itself participates as a 5% to 20% risk partner. Any losses to be claimed under the guarantee are reported under ‘Other receivables’.