According to the bank website, "the Fund will invest in equity and equity linked securities (e.g. convertible debt instruments) in growth and early-growth companies. Investments are sourced through Kaizen's network (regionally and globally) or through the education activities that are attended/organized by Kaizen."
According to FMO, Kaizen Private Equity Fund II focused on the education sector of emerging South and South East Asia, targeting a size of USD 125 mln. The Fund will invest in education, defined as core education (e.g. K-12 schooling), parallel education (e.g. preschool, test preparation), and enabling (e.g. technologies, books, Edtech, transportation and student housing), in India, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and the rest of S/SE Asia. Kaizen is the only specialized education fund manager in developing Asia.
No project-specific contact information available at time of writing.
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF FMO
Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism