DFI's E&S requirements

Understanding DFIs

  • Target group: CEO / Finance Department / E&S Team
  • Estimated duration: 30 minutes
  • Cost: €29

Course Overview

Understanding E&S related requirements that Development Banks typically have when financing the financial sector. Regularly updated to reflect the latest DFI requirements


This course explains the E&S related requirement that Development Banks or Development Financing Institutions (DFIs) may have when provide a loan / taking equity in financial institutions and Private Equity funds.

The course further explains the impact that this can have on the financial institutions business (i.e. in particular with regard to their clients) as well as provides for a quick explanation into “why this could make sense for the financial institution” and is not just another bureaucratic hurdle imposed by the DFIs. The course is regularly updated to reflect – to the extent possible – the latest E&S requirements of leading DFIs like IFC or the European Development Financing Institutions EDFI (including KfW/DEG, Proparco, FMO, OeDB, Swedfund, CDC, Cofides, BIO, IFU etc.)

  • Introduction
  • FIs and E&S management – a quickly changing ballgame
  • Why do they want “it”?
  • How Do DFIs look at you?
  • What exactly are DFI requirements?
  • Special: DFI requirements for Private Equity Funds
  • What exactly do DFIs want that you need to require from your clients?
  • Why could this make sense for you?
  • Room for manoeuvring?
  • Certificate of attendance