In addition to Norfund’s main office in Oslo, the regional offices in Bangkok, Nairobi, San José, Cape Town and Accra allows us to stay close to the markets we operate in. The regional offices generate investments, monitor existing commitments and provide all the sector-based departments with knowledge and support.
The Bangkok office manages Norfund’s investments in Asia, focusing on financial services, funds and renewable energy.
We have a particular focus on Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. We can also invest in the Philippines, India and Nepal in partnership with our strategic co-investors.
Targeted countries in Asia
Fay Chetnakarnkul, Regional director
“It is our firm belief that access to finance and clean energy are essential to promoting sustainable economic growth. Norfund provides patient, long-term capital and we add value through active shareholding and sharing our sector expertise“
399 Interchange 21 Unit 2203-4, 22nd floor, Klongtoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Stories from our investments in Asia
Norfund has over 20 years of experience investing in East Africa, with a particular focus on Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Cameroon and Ethiopia.
We can also invest in Somaliland, Southern Sudan, DRC and Burundi, in partnership with other investors and funds.
Targeted countries in Eastern Africa
“Norfund plays a unique role by deploying scarce risk capital to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems in Africa. Our partners are at the core of tackling climate change, youth unemployment and poverty, financial exclusion and waste mismanagement”William Nyaoke – Regional Director
East Africa location
The address, Muthangari Drive, Nairobi, Kenya
P.O Box 66244-00800 Nairobi
The San José office handles Norfund’s investments in Latin America, focusing on Financial Inclusion and Renewable Energy. We have a particular focus on debt and equity investments and business support projects.
The targeted countries in the region is Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and the Dominican Republic.
Targeted countries in Latin America
“Norfund is committed to channeling strategic investments to areas where they matter the most. Trough close partnerships with local and regional businesses in Latin America, we aim to foster development, promote self-sufficiency, and fuel job creation. Our ultimate goal is to create lasting impact across the Latin America region.”Federico Fernández, Regional director
Latin America location
Visitor’s adress: Escazu Corporate Center, Costado Sur, Multiplaza Escazu
San José, Costa Rica
Stories from our investments in Latin America
The Sothern African office was established in 2003, and relocated from Mozambique to South Africa in 2020. Based in Cape Town, the office oversees Norfund’s investments in key Southern African countries, namely South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Namibia.
Targeted countries in Southern Africa
“Norfund is well placed to play a significant role in changing lives within the continent. Our mandate on creating jobs and improving lives speaks directly to the needs of the general population we serve. We continue to do this by providing funding to assist in developing sustainable businesses and industries in our chosen sectors and markets.”Pindie Nyandoro, Regional Director
Southern Africa location
Stories from our investments in Southern Africa
The Accra office has since its opening in 2018 managed Norfund’s investments across West Africa, with a particular focus on Ghana, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. We can also invest in other countries in West Africa in partnership with other investors and funds.
Targeted Countries in West Africa
“I believe Norfund presents a compelling alternative. We are a long-term partner and investor who works with owners and management to expand and institutionalize their businesses.”Naana Winful Fynn, Regional director
West Africa location
6th Floor, One Airport Square
Airport Redevelopment Scheme