About IIX and Shujog
Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) is a Singapore-based organization with a mission to provide Social Enterprises (SEs) in Asia greater access to capital, allowing them to more rapidly expand the impact of their activities. IIX offers three investment platforms – Impact Incubator, Impact Partners and Impact Exchange. Impact Incubator focuses on raising seed capital for start-up SEs while Impact Partners is a private placement platform dedicated to growth-stage SEs that are seeking expansion capital. IIX also recently announced the launch of Impact Exchange, operated by the Stock Exchange of Mauritius in collaboration with IIX. Impact Exchange is the world’s first “social stock exchange”, a regulated stock exchange dedicated to listing and trading securities issued by mature SEs and other socially-driven organizations.
IIX’s sister not-for-profit company, Shujog, focuses on growing the Social Enterprise (SE) space in Asia. Shujog equips SEs, investors, and other members of the SE ecosystem with innovative tools to magnify the impact and scale the quantity of Asian SEs. Shujog also broadens the knowledge base and shares best practices across continents by co-hosting the largest Asia-based forum for impact investment. Through its impact assessment, advocacy, and research work, Shujog achieves its mission to strengthen, deepen and expand the impact SEs deliver in vulnerable communities.
About KKRFounded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm with US$83.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2013. With offices around the world, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR has seven offices across Asia Pacific, with its Southeast Asia regional headquarters based in Singapore. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with fund investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform. KKR & Co L.P. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:KKR), and "KKR," as used in this release, includes its subsidiaries, their managed investment funds and accounts, and/or their affiliated investment vehicles, as appropriate.