Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries
BIO supports private sector growth in developing and emerging countries by funding financial institutions, enterprises and infrastructure projects that are privately held. With equity capital of around 874 million euros, BIO provides tailored long-term financial products directly or through intermediaries. For clients, BIO also provides subsidies for technical assistance programs as well as feasibility studies to enhance business performance and strengthen the impact on sustainable development. BIO supports projects with a balance between return on investment and development impact.