Impact Investing in the Philippines
The factsheet provides an overview of impact investing and gender-lens investing (GLI) trends in the Philippines from 2020 to 2022. The Philippines is the second-largest impact investing market in Southeast Asia by the number of deals. However, it ranks fifth in terms of capital deployed. GLI deals focused on financial services and ICT, with smaller ticket sizes attracting new GLI investors. DFIs led larger investments, while PIIs made more deals. The prominent sectors were financial services, ICT, agriculture, and services. Capital flows from PIIs declined, while DFIs increased. Debt deals were more common, particularly in agriculture and financial services, while equity deals focused on ICT and financial services.