International Finance Corporation (IFC)

IFC and DBS launch US$500 mil facility to promote trade flows in emerging markets - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

IFC and DBS launch US$500 mil facility to promote trade flows in emerging markets

Under the facility, IFC and DBS will share the risk equally on a portfolio of trade-related assets of up to US$500 million.

Finance

MAS launches global programme with IFC and UNDP for financial literacy and empowerment

The other key entities supporting the SFE include UNCDF, SUSS and the Global FinTech Institute.
Sembcorp Industries announces $675 million sustainability-linked bond with investment from IFC   - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Bonds and treasuries

Sembcorp Industries announces $675 million sustainability-linked bond with investment from IFC

The ten-and-a-half year Singapore dollar bonds were issued at a coupon rate of 2.66%
Priorities for saving the private sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Priorities for saving the private sector

How firms navigate the Covid crisis will determine whether there is a sound foundation upon which to revive growth.

Fintech

DBS Bank wins Global, Asia 'Bank of the Year' titles at Global SME Finance Awards

SINGAPORE (Nov 7): DBS Bank has emerged from over 100 international competitors to win ‘Bank of the Year’ titles for both Global and Asia categories at the inaugural Global SME Finance Awards, where the bank was commended for the robust regional growt

IFC invests $55 mil in Fullerton Healthcare in the Philippines

SINGAPORE (Sept 12): International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is investing in Fullerton Healthcare Corporation to improve the provision of affordable healthcare in the Philippines and enhance efficiencies in the health ma

IFC joins Norfund, Yoma Strategic to raise US$28 mil to bring power to rural Myanmar

SINGAPORE (Apr 3): International Finance Corporation (IFC) is joining as a new investment partner in Yoma Micro Power, a joint venture between Yoma Strategic Holdings and Norwegian state-owned fund Norfund.

Singapore economy

IE Singapore signs MOU with IFC to help companies venture into Asia and Africa

SINGAPORE (Oct 24): IE Singapore has signed an MoU with the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, to help more Singapore companies access access in-depth market insights and financing opportunities in emerging markets of Afr

Yoma Strategic enters into shareholders’ agreement for Yangon landmark development

SINGAPORE (July 12): Yoma Strategic Holdings, together with its wholly-owned subsidiary Yoma Strategic Investments (YSIL), has entered into an agreement with Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Estate; First Myanmar Investment (FMI); and the Internation
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