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What we offer'Investment CapitalTechnical AssistanceKnowledge for Change

At the United Economic Development Fund (UEDF), our mission is to drive positive change in global emerging markets by offering a comprehensive range of resources and support. We understand that fostering sustainable development requires more than just financial investment. Here's an extensive expansion on what we offer.


Creating financial products, structures and frameworks while introducing digital innovation to emerging markets.

Investment Capital.

/ Patient

UEDF provides patient capital to businesses and projects in emerging markets. We are committed to long-term investments that allow companies the time and resources needed to grow and achieve their social and economic development goals.

/ Flexible

Our investment capital is versatile, catering to a variety of financing needs. We offer equity investments, debt financing, and hybrid models, ensuring that we can adapt our support to fit the unique requirements of each project or business.

/ Risk

UEDF employs risk mitigation strategies to enhance the attractiveness of investments in potentially high-risk regions. We work to minimize the impact of political, currency, and market risks to safeguard both our capital and our investees' interests.

/ Co-Investment

We often collaborate with other impact-focused investors, facilitating co-investment opportunities to mobilize additional capital and expertise for projects that align with our mission.

Technical Assistance.

We follow a disciplined approach with clearly defined investment objectives. Operating with a strong compliance culture, we do take into account responsible investment.

We assist companies in accessing new markets and expanding their customer base. This support can include market research, export strategies, and introductions to potential partners or clients.

Measuring the social and environmental impact of investments is crucial. UEDF provides technical expertise in impact assessment and reporting, helping investees track and communicate their contributions to sustainable development.

We help businesses strengthen their governance structures, adhere to ethical practices, and ensure compliance with international standards, enhancing their reputation and access to capital.


Knowledge for Change.

Research and Data: UEDF conducts research and generates data to better understand the challenges and opportunities in emerging markets. This knowledge helps inform our investment decisions and contributes to broader industry insights.

Sharing Best Practices: We facilitate knowledge-sharing among our investees, enabling them to learn from each other's successes and challenges. This collaborative approach fosters a supportive community of like-minded organizations.

Advocacy and Policy Influence: UEDF engages with policymakers and stakeholders to advocate for policies and regulations that promote sustainable economic development. We leverage our knowledge and expertise to shape more favorable conditions for our investees.

Education and Awareness: We offer educational programs and awareness campaigns aimed at fostering a deeper understanding of the importance of sustainable development, impact investing, and responsible business practices.


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United Economic Development Fund is a worldwide investor with a long-term perspective, driven by our mission, and focused on shaping the future.



A consortium comprising central bankers, financial officials, regulators, and leaders from both public and private sectors.



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