Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa

East Africa has become a focal point for impact investors across the globe, with investments steadily increasing since 2010. Yet despite this growth in recent years, the number of investment opportunities available remains limited. Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa explores the causes of this constraint and provides recommendations for donors seeking to increase impact investing volumes (deal flow).

Content from this campaign

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

New FSG Report: Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa
East Africa has emerged as a hotspot of impact investing activity in recent years. However, two fundamental challenges—one around the matching between investors and enterprises and another around the preparation of enterprises in order to receive investment—are still constraining impact investing volumes (deal flow) in the region. While service providers are well equipped to help enterprises overcome both of these challenges, they themselves face constraints in scaling their models.
FSG Reimagining Social Change

More from FSG

  1. Creating Shared Value
    A shift in business thinking is creating new opportunities for competitive advantage, corporate profitability, and social impact, according to FSG co...
  2. Shared Value Initiative
    The Shared Value Initiative is an organized effort to bring together leaders from companies, civil society and governments to build a strong and...
  3. CSR
    insert summary here
  4. CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity
    CEO Blueprint for Racial Equity
  5. The Potential of Gender Equity for Business and Society
    We believe that corporations have an important role to play in achieving gender equity. At FSG, we support companies in unlocking the opportunity...
  6. Shaping Inclusive Markets
    The current global crisis of economic exclusion and inequity has millions of people in poverty with limited opportunities to escape. The questions of...
  7. U.S. Health
    We envision a society where everyone lives in healthy communities and the benefit of good health is equally accessible to all. FSG helps clients...
  8. Collective Impact
    Substantially greater progress could be made in alleviating many of our most serious and complex social problems if foundations, nonprofits...
  9. Advancing Strategy
    How to lead change in corporate societal engagement
  10. Impact Hiring
    While overall unemployment levels have decreased over the past several years, economic opportunity has remained out of reach for some—including large...