FMO Investment Management (FMO IM) receives MiFID LicenseSeptember 24, 2015
On Thursday 17 September 2015, FMO IM received the MiFID* License from the Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM).
FMO IM was set up in 2012 to develop funds and other structures aimed at providing investors access to FMO’s deal flow of sustainable emerging market investments. By bringing these investors on board, FMO IM contributes to FMO’s audacious goal of doubling impact and halving footprint by 2020. The MiFID license underlines FMO IM’s ambition and ability to offer professional investment advisory services, adhering to market best practice and solid governance standards.
Yvonne Bakkum, Managing Director of FMO IM commented:
“Thanks to FMO’s knowledge and network built over 45 years of investing in emerging markets, FMO IM can offer investors the size and institutional quality they are looking for. The MiFID license reflects the quality of our governance and procedures. Our goal is to scale up impact investing by providing institutional investors access to FMO’s deal flow. We match investor appetite with FMO’s capabilities in crucial sectors of the real economy in emerging markets, building well diversified portfolios that deliver measurable social and environmental impact as well as market rate financial returns”.
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About FMO Investment Management BV
FMO Investment Management offers professional investors access to FMO’s expertise in responsible emerging market investing. Our offering builds on over 45 years’ experience resulting in an EUR 8 billion portfolio spread over more than 85 countries. We match investor appetite with FMO’s experience in selected sectors, products and regions. The resulting fund propositions each aim for a diversified portfolio, where each investment we make should generate an attractive financial return and meaningful development impact. FMO’s profitable track record proves that these two can go hand in hand.