Aardvark’s current and past mandates
United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
Design of climate change adaptation/mitigation-focused investment strategies in Mongolia, Viet Nam and Argentina.
Development and delivery of bespoke impact investment training modules for global staff.
Senior impact specialist on a US$60m equity fund designed by Aardvark, covering developing ASEAN/China.
Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild, Paris and Geneva
Design of an ESG management/inclusion strategy for a US$100m biodiversity fund in Africa and Latin America.
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)/Clinton Foundation
Due diligence/project design for a grant and lending facility supporting early stage companies in the agricultural value chains of El Salvador and Colombia.
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Development of an inclusive business strategy for ADB. Design/delivery of inclusive business and ESG training workshops for financial institutions across Asia.
UK Department for International Development (DFID)/CDC Group plc
Structuring/management of a TA facility of up to US$500m to support CDC’s investments in frontier markets and ESG implementation throughout its portfolio.
Structuring of a US$75m early-stage, small business investment facility for Africa/South Asia.
Design/management of a TA facility for the $100m DFID Impact Fund.
Adviser on the structuring of a new microfinance investment vehicle positioned for listing.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Due diligence/fund structuring for a US$20m debt facility lending to slum-based and rural clinics in Africa.
Wolfensohn Capital Management
Design of an ESG system for a US$100m private equity fund covering Brazil and China.
Social Finance Ltd.
Structuring of a $200m impact fund of funds for the emerging markets.
Ronoc Financial Services Ltd
Initial design of a $100m fund to transition MFIs into retail banks in Russia/CIS/Mongolia.