dfe - Investment Beyond Returns

dfe is a specialist private equity investor focused solely on the financial services sector.


Our activities are dedicated to investing directly into financial services institutions of Eastern Europe.


Our core objectives is to expand the financial and support services available to underserved markets, principally to advanced stage micro and small to medium sized enterprises (MSME) through direct investment into banks and non-bank financial institutions that either have, or are prepared to develop with our involvement, a strong MSME lending policy.


dfe provides positive and active participation to create trustworthy financial institutions focusing on people, strategy, operations and organisation to create specific strategic assets which deliver value to shareholders.


Importantly this brings together our key performance measure of financial returns, with enrichment to all stakeholders to deliver, what we describe as: Investment Beyond Returns