EDFI - the Association of European Development Finance Institutions

EDFI is the Association of 15 bilateral institutions operating in developing and reforming economies, mandated by their governments to

-  foster growth in sustainable businesses
-  help reduce poverty and improve people's lives
-  contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

by promoting economically, environmentally and socially sustainable development through financing and investing in profitable private sector enterprises.

The Association strives to strengthen information flow and cooperation between its members and other bilateral, multilateral and regional development finance institutions.

EDFI in figures:

Consolidated portfolio including un-disbursed commitments:

2015: €36.0 bln in 4.038 projects
2014: €32.9 bln in 4.006 projects
2013: €28.1 bln in 3.791 projects

Consolidated new projects established in:

2015: €6.0 bln in 530 projects
2014: €6.1 bln in 609 projects
2013: €5.8 bln in 614 projects

Board of Directors:

Nanno Kleiterp - Chair
Luuk Zonneveld (BIO)
Diana Noble (CDC)
Bruno Wenn (DEG)
Kjell Roland (Norfund)
Andrea Novelli (Simest)


  • EDFI FACT SHEET 2014 (576.81 KB) Download