Report: Unlocking the Potential of Frontier Finance

This report from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), “Unlocking the Potential of Frontier Finance,” explores the features of frontier finance investments and illustrates key decision points in the structuring and management of frontier finance vehicles and transactions. It does so through the lens of five case studies, the first of which features FINCA Ventures and several of its portfolio companies. Additionally, the report elevates common challenges investors face in frontier finance and identifies actionable recommendations for scaling the market.

Based on analysis of 40 frontier finance transactions, 10 interviews and a workshop discussion with 39 investors and other ecosystem players, this report uncovers significant financial and impact motivations for entering the space and identifies recommendations to scale the market to achieve global development goals.

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