Women Insurance (IFC-600600)

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  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
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  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.33 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Mar 4, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Dec 17, 2014

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "The project is designed to carry out a market assessment to explore the business case for reaching the womens insurance market in developing countries. The assessment is also expected to highlight the potential development impact and commercial returns from womens greater participation in the insurance industry, both as members of the distribution channel and as consumers. The assessment will be carried out in collaboration with AXA, in 10 countries and up to 4 regions, in emerging markets that show high-growth potential for the insurance sector and opportunities in the womens market. The assessment results will be disseminated widely to the stakeholders, and the report will be available to the public."

People Affected By This Project

This is a market assessment. Hence, no direct development impact is expected.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Contact Information

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