IFU is an independent government-owned fund offering advisory services and risk capital to companies wishing to do business in developing countries and emerging markets.Furthermore, IFU is fund manager of a number of other investment funds, including the Danish SDG Investment Fund. IFU makes risk capital available in the form of equity, loans or guarantees for project companies in one of the 146 countries eligible for IFU investment. In addition, IFU acts as an adviser during the establishment phase and a project company’s first few years in operation, typically pulling out when the company can operate on its own. Advisory services are provided by IFU’s investment managers based in Copenhagen or at one of our regional offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America. IFU and IFU managed funds have invested in more than 1,280 projects in 100 countries. Investments generally produce positive results and have turned out to be good business for all parties involved; for the host country, the partners and for IFU.