Norfund cooperates with private investors, development finance institutions (DFIs) and other organisations that are active in the field of industrial development and aid.
Norfund always invests with international or Norwegian partners. As a minority investor, we seek to mobilise capital and attract competent and experienced investors to our projects.
The main investment partners are:
- KLP (KLP Norfund Investments)
- CDC-group, the British DFI (shareholder in Globeleq)
- Rabobank (shareholder of Arise)
- FMO, the Dutch DFI (shareholder in Arise)
- Scatec Solar
- Ferd (NMI)
- IFU, the Danish DFI (shareholder in NMI)
- Storebrand (shareholder in NMI)
- DNB (shareholder in NMI)
Other Development Finance Institutions
Norfund works closely with the other European DFIs both as co- investors, as well as sharing experiences and challenges.
EDFI - the Association of European Development Finance Institutions is an association of the 15 bilateral Development Financial Institutions in Europe. The Association aims at strengthening the information flow and cooperation between its members and other bilateral, multilateral and regional development finance institutions. Norfund has extensive collaboration with EDFI (including the joint investment mechanisms Interact Climate Change Facility (ICCF) and European Financing Partners (EFP)) as well as several of EDFI’s individual members.
The IFC (the World Bank’s private sector investment fund) and the African Development Bank are other important partners for Norfund.
Norwegian governmental and non-governmental institutions
Norfund is in continuous dialogue and cooperates with a number of Norwegian organisations, both traditional development aid organisations and commercial players.
Norfund was one of thefounders of Norwegian African Business Association (NABA) to strengthen business cooperation between Norwegian and African businesses. NABA organises conferences, seminars and other services for Norwegian businesses operating in Africa or trading with African companies.
Other Norwegian cooperation partners
- Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)
- Innovation Norway
- Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)