What is Impact Investing?

The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs” or “Global Goals”) introduced a unique narrative to traditional investing called: Impact Investing. A market for purposeful change that ensures that no one gets left behind.”

Impact investments are investments made to generate positive, measurable social and environmental returns along with commercial returns. Impact investing has characteristics which challenges the narrative of investments being exclusively focussed on achieving a financial return. Read more

Merchantec Capital’s Impact Advisory team will help you find the right fit for your company.
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How we work with investors

We partner with our clients to implement investments that generate measurable social and/or environmental benefits alongside commercial returns.

Leveraging Merchantec Capital’s vast network and geographical presence, we assist purpose-driven businesses to implement regional and cross-border investments.

Using our strong origination and execution capabilities, we successfully assist:

  • Local and Global Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) to identify investments within SADC that meet their investment criteria;
  • Family Foundations and Offices to identify niche mission-related opportunities; and
  • Large Corporations to achieve their social responsibility goals by identifying relevant and meaningful opportunities.
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How we work with purpose-driven businesses

We work with social entrepreneurs to access growth capital to ensure the long-term sustainability of their businesses.

We make the link and start conversations around investments you require to allow you to make the impact you set out to achieve.

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