FinDev Canada’s mission to promote a more sustainable and inclusive world through private sector investments in developing countries becomes more relevant than ever amid the COVID-19 crisis, when emerging markets are severely impacted. For that reason, we are committed to support our clients during this crisis, working in partnership with other institutions to bring liquidity to these markets and help them recover from the economic and social consequences of the pandemic.

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Paulo Martelli on the importance of supporting SMEs in emerging markets during the COVID-19 crisis

In this video launched during the Global SME Finance Forum 2020, Paulo Martelli, Chief Investment Officer at FinDev Canada, explains how supporting SMEs in emerging markets plays a key role in our response to the COVID-19 crisis.

FAQ

Is FinDev Canada still operational?

FinDev Canada is 100% operational. We are leveraging technology to work remotely for the safety of our employees, their families and our community.

How is FinDev Canada supporting clients during this crisis?

FinDev Canada is in regular communication with clients to measure the impact COVID-19 is having on their operations and provide timely, custom support according to their needs.

How is FinDev Canada supporting employees during this crisis?

FinDev Canada, with the guidance of its parent company, Export Development Canada (EDC), has adopted protocols to minimize health risks for our team members & our community, while guaranteeing business continuity for our clients. This includes a remote work schedule, support for operations, and health and safety.

How can I get in touch with FinDev Canada?

The best way to get in touch with us is through our Contact form, which guarantees that your query will be redirected to the department that best suits your needs.

We also encourage you to consult our website, Fact Sheet, Eligibility criteria and FAQ to find answers to some of the most common questions about FinDev Canada. We also have a webinar recording (available in English only) that explains in detail how we operate.