WillowTree Fund S.C.A., SICAV-SIF


Last updated 13 May 2020, by Impactyield.

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Willow Impact operates as an impact investment firm that manages social impact funds.

Willow Impact Funds invest in for-profit companies that are committed to generating positive, sustainable and demonstrable social and environmental impact while complying with a commercial imperative.

The funds are structured as Luxembourg Specialised Investment Funds (SIF) – SICAVs.

With offices in Dubai, Nairobi and New York and an office planned in Geneva, Willow Impact is ideally positioned for proximity to investors and to the emerging economies that are home to many of the most exciting socially entrepreneurial investment opportunities.

Financial description

The WillowTree Fund is a Finance First impact fund. We approach all our investments with a rigorous sourcing and analysis model and aim to achieve target returns of 20%+.

12 years

of track record


the year funded

80,000,000 USD


Asset manager

SDG goals

SDG targets

Equal rights to ownership basic services technology and economic resources

Universal access to safe and nutritious food

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

Free primary and secondary 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: Willow Impact Investors

Product track record: Fund has 12 years of track record

Target IRR: 20%

Committed Capital: 0 USD (US Dollar)

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

Fund domicile:

Product status:

Style/Stage: ,

Inception year: 2011

Vintage year: 2011

Target region: , ,

Target close date: n.a.

Product term: 5+1+1

Assets under management: 80,000,000 USD (US Dollar)

Investment size: Min: 1,000,000; Max: 10,000,000; Avg: 3,500,000

Co-investment policy: ,

Currency of investments:

Currency for fund / product figures:

Fund investments to date: 0

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 2.5%

Carried interest: 20%

Hurdle rate: 6%%

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.

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


E-mail: gabriel@willowimpact.com

Website: http://www.willowimpact.com

Phone number: 12122019180.00

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Gabriel Rabinovici

Managing Partner

Nicholas Farah

Managing Partner

Pasha Bakhtiar

Managing Partner

Impact Performance


Impact thesis

We diversify our investments among six principal segments: Education, Health, Food and Nutrition, Community Development, Energy & Environment and Poverty Alleviation.
Target companies for investment are sourced globally with a significant share of WillowTree’s Portfolio Investments in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
At WillowTree, we have developed a proprietary model for measuring impact and for screening investment opportunities.

Impact Management


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