Self-Sustaining Urban Development Fund

United States of America

Last updated 11 May 2020, by Impactyield.

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Self-Sustaining Urban Development Fund makes investments in developments which provide low-income housing and employment opportunities through local NGOs in densely populated cities facing housing deficits in Brazil.

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Asset class


Fund style


Financial description

Funds are allocated in three categories: property purchased to be leased to end users, employment generating services / technology and marketing promotion of goods and services produced by low income families and local workers.

8 years

of track record


the year funded

150,000,000 USD


SDG goals

SDG targets

Equal rights to ownership basic services technology and economic resources

Safe and affordable housing

Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms

Free primary and secondary education

Double the improvement in energy efficiency

Full employment and decent work with equal pay

Develop sustainable, resilient and inclusive infrastructures

Universal access to information and communications technology

Impact Category

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Self-Sustaining Urban Development Fund

Product track record: Fund has 8 years of track record

Target IRR: 10%

Committed Capital: 4,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return

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Inception year: 2015

Vintage year: 2015

Target region: , , ,

Target close date: 01/01/2016

Product term: 10 year term

Assets under management: 150,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Investment size: Min: 1,000,000; Max: 150,000,000; Avg: 2,000,000

Co-investment policy:

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Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 1

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 1%

Carried interest: n.a.

Hurdle rate: n.a.

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: LLC

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Family Office


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: 551139390990.00

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Breno Gomes

Fund Adm

Roberto Carvalho Dias

Fund Founder and Manager

Roberto Dias

Fund Manager

Impact Performance


Impact thesis

The impact of this investment can be measured in ways:
1. We provide a housing solution that government programs cannot, current demand in Brazil is 2 million units/year, current offer is 400k. This model was created to be copied by other social entrepreneurs.
2. We provide job offer in-house or within the urban plan, saving an average of 4 hours/day, 2000 hours/year per couple in mobility
3. Average wage provided by NGO offer is 50% higher than that of minimum wage, what provides the family with a potencial upgrade farm house lease contract to house purchase within two year span.
4. We provide better solution for child upbringing with the increased family time and NGO run child services
5. Mobility free life environment provides
6. The government is not involved: there is no need for subsidy nor public investment. The offer is based on private impact investment only

Impact Management


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