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ImpactAlpha Interviews DWM Partner to Highlight Resilience of Impact Investing Amid Market Volatility

DWM Hires Region Head for South & Southeast Asia


DWM Promotes Suma Swaminathan to Director


ESG Policy Statement

DWM Selected for 2022 List of Innovative Fund Managers Focused on Deep Impact


ImpactAlpha Features DWM’s Approach to Supporting Displaced Communities


New Private Markets Spotlights DWM’s Role in Rewriting Risk Perceptions


DWM Releases Annual Impact Report


Developing World Markets Impact Report 2021


FundFire Spotlights DWM’s Displaced Communities Fund


Operating Principles Disclosure 2021


DWM Appoints Hannah Schiff as Director of Impact


DWM Joins Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Operating Principles Disclosure 2020


DWM in Partnership with Nordea and Trill Impact


DWM Displaced Communities Fund

Everyone loses with shareholder value, including shareholders | Brad Swanson, DWM Partner


DWM Secures $90 Million for Sustainable Impact Investments from Nordic institutions


DWM Launches SDG-Aligned Impact Investment Strategy Backed by Nordic Institutional Investors


DWM co-authors paper on private sector investment creating solutions in displaced persons and refugee communities

International Trade Forum

DWM Portfolio Company Suryoday: Microfinance customers are also going digital: R. Bhaskar Babu


DWM Portfolio Company HNB Finance makes CSE trading debut today

DailyMirror (Sri Lanka)

Covid 19 Impact Coordination Among Lenders

DWM Portfolio Company InecoBank Joins the fight against COVID19 with InecoMobile

DWM Portfolio Company Crystal: USAID Program YES-Georgia to Support Youth & Women Entrepreneurship

Georgia Today

Developing World Markets Impact Report 2020


PIIF Inclusive Finance Assessment Report Developing World Markets 2020


DWM Portfolio Company Banco FIE lanza su “megarendidora” con una tasa de interés del 4,5 por ciento

Los Tiempos

DWM Portfolio Company CFE continúa su proceso de transformación con su nueva Casa Matriz

Capital Financiero

DWM Portfolio Company Centro Financiero Empresarial: Ejemplo que arrastra


DWM Portfolio Company SMILE: Over-borrowing a concern in growing microfinance sector: Smile Microfinance MD Murali Srinivas

New Indian Express

Shareholder Value Bites the Hand That Feeds It | Brad Swanson, DWM Partner


DWM microfinance and impact investment strategy highlighted


Developing World Markets Announces New Partners


Developing World Markets Impact Report 2019

Responsibility and Impact Report AIMF III – 2019

Church Pension Fund releases video case study on its anchor support of the DWM Off-Grid, Renewable Energy and Climate Action Impact Note

Church Pension Group

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Kingo, a Guatemalan off-grid solar company funded by DWM’s ORCA note

Fast Company

DWM makes its first debt investment in Myanmar from the AIMF III fund it advises

Deal Street Asia

Developing World Markets Impact Report 2018

Responsibility and Impact Report AIMF III – 2018

DWM-advised Funds from IIV and ACTIAM Lend $32m to Sri Lanka’s Lanka Orix Leasing Company (LOLC) Micro Credit


The race to solar power Africa – featuring Off Grid Electric, a DWM portfolio company

New Yorker

Church Funds Invest $60MM to Help Fuel Developing World Off-Grid Solar

Energy Central

Episcopalian, Methodist Churches Plow $60MM into Developing World Off-Grid Solar

Microgrid Media

Developing World Markets invests in 11 enterprises to fight energy poverty


How Off-Grid Solar Can Help Stem the Rising Refugee Tide

Solar Magazine

Developing World Markets’ Social Impact Note Lends $60.8 Million for Off-Grid Solar and Climate Action


Responsibility and Impact Report AIMF III – 2017

d.light Secures $7.5 Million from Developing World Markets, Raising Total of $30 Million This Year For Off-Grid Solar


DWM is serving as an advisor to SBI Securities in Japan


DWM is a new fund advisor to Invest in Visions (IIV)


DWM Surpasses $1 Billion in Impact Investments


Microcred China successfully raises HKD 558,000,000 in capital investment


Eye4Impact AIMF III 2016

Responsibility and Impact Report AIMF III – 2016

TPC the first microfinance institution in Cambodia certified for Commitment to Client Protection


Eye4Impact AIMF I 2015

Eye4Impact AIMF II 2015

Responsibility and Impact Report AIMF III – 2015

Eye4Impact AIMF I 2014

Eye4Impact AIMF II 2014

Developing World Markets Social Impact Performance Report 2014

DWM Portfolio Company Velifin Receives USD 60 Million Guarantee from USAID


Developing World Markets Selected for ImpactAssets 50 2013


Eye4Impact AIMF I 2013

Eye4Impact AIMF II 2013

Eye4Impact AIMF I 2012

Eye4Impact AIMF II 2012

Developing World Markets Social Impact Performance Strategy 2012

Can Microfinance Reduce Portfolio Volatility? | Nicolas Krauss, DWM Intern 2007

The Role of International Capital Markets in Microfinance | Brad Swanson, DWM Partner


The Role of Private Sector Investment in International Microfinance and the Implications of Domestic Regulatory Environments

Securitization in Microfinance | Brad Swanson, DWM Partner


The Next 4 Billion: Market Size and Business Strategy at the Base of the Pyramid | Allen Hammond, William Kramer, Robert Katz, Julia Tran, Courtland Walker 2007

World Resources Institute