Global Partnerships Social Investment Fund 5.0

United States of America

Last updated 8 January 2022, by Impactyield.

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Social Investment Fund 5.0 , drives capital to social enterprises that increase incomes and improve lives for people living in poverty with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Asset class

Fund style

Not listed

Financial description

SIF 5.0 is a $50 million fund and held a first close in Q4 2012. The fund has a tranche structure with 12.5% of the fund serving as catalytic third-loss capital and 87.5% as Senior debt.
Interest on Senior Notes will be paid quarterly with principal due at Note's maturity.
Investments made by the fund will be to partners who pass through GPs' rigorous due diligence process. All prospective partners must first pass a social impact screen resulting from a two day site visit by GP staff. If approved, prospective partners are visited by GP staff for a week-long due diligence visit and reviewed and approved by GP's Investment Committee.

11 years

of track record


the year funded

50,000,000 USD


SDG goals

SDG targets

Equal rights to ownership basic services technology and economic resources

Safe and affordable housing

Universal access to safe and nutritious food

Universal access to sexual and reproductive care, family planning and education

Universal access to modern energy

Increase global percentage of renewable energy

Expand and upgrade energy services for developing countries

Increase access to financial services and markets

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Global Partnerships

Product track record: Fund has 11 years of track record

Target IRR: n.a.

Committed Capital: n.a.

Target return category: Below risk-adjusted market-rate of return

Fund domicile:

Product status:


Inception year: 2012

Vintage year: 2013

Target region: , ,

Target close date: 01/12/2012

Product term: 10 year term

Assets under management: 50,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Investment size: Min: 250,000; Max: 3,000,000; Avg: 1,000,000

Co-investment policy:

Currency of investments:

Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 188

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 150

Management fee: 1.5%

Carried interest: n.a.

Hurdle rate: n.a.

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: Yes

Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Development Finance Institution (DFI), Endowments/Foundations, Family Office, Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: 206-652-8773

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Impact Performance


Impact thesis

- Women-centered Finance with Education
- Women-centered Finance with Health
- Rural-centered Finance with Education
- Smallholder Farmer Services w/ TA
- Solar lights
- Artisan Market Access
- Home Improvement Finance
- Cookstoves

Impact Management