SEAF News Archive - 2009
This Wall Street Journal Article explores the industry of investing in pre-emerging, or frontier, markets.
Seeking Alpha's Don Dion interviews SEAF's Keirn O'Connor on investing in Vietnam.
SEAF invests in two new growth-oriented SMEs in Georgia, joining SEAF’s other nine investments in the country. The new companies are an animal feed and pet food producer, and one of the main suppliers and service providers of information and communications technologies (ICT) in Georgia.
SEAF invests in a new Vietnamese assembler distributor of generators and agriculture related machinery and equipment through the Blue Waters Growth Fund (BWGF). The company currently has its own original line of products to reduce its dependence on international suppliers.
Reuters interviews Mustafa Kazem about SEAF's Afghan Growth Finance and and access to credit in Afghanistan.
SEAF Blue Waters Growth Fund announces a new investment in a growth-oriented software development firm in Vietnam. VietSoftware International (VSII) received financing to expand to meet growing demand for its services from both current and potential customers.
The Wall Street Journal profiles the SEAF India Agribusiness International Fund.
Finnfund approves a EURO 3 million equity investment in the SEAF South Balkan Fund (SBF). Finnfund will be the sixth shareholder in the fund and its investment increases the total fund size to EURO 13.15 million.
SEAF Trans-Balkan Romania Fund LLC has exited its last investment, completing its term with excellent results. The fund, with USD 8.5 million in committed capital, invested a total of USD 7.5 million in small and medium enterprises across Romania, and achieved a gross IRR of 40% and 2.4 times the invested capital.