We participate in private equity funds or directly in companies, acting as trustee for the Austrian Ministry of Finance. Especially in developing countries, equity capital is an important instrument for growth and development.

All projects must make developmental and economic sense and are subject to a comprehensive environmental and social review.


Conditions for equity participations in companies

  • The shareholding amounts to a maximum of 25%
  • Investments of up to EUR 5.0 million
  • Pre-defined exit (by means of sale to a third party or by going public)

Conditions for participations in funds

  • Only "early stage funds" at the earliest, no "start up financing"
  • Investments of up to EUR 5.0 million
  • Maximum OeEB shareholding up to 25% of the fund volume

We can finance projects in all developing countries and emerging markets pursuant to the OECD Development Assistance Committee List (DAC list).

According to The European Development Finance Institution (EDFI) "Principles for Responsible Financing", we do not finance projects in any sector listed on the following Harmonized EDFI Exclusion List

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