Advance Global Capital Ltd.

Company/enterprise Real assets

User Profile

Advance Global Capital (AGC), a financial services company based in the UK, specializes in trade receivables financing in emerging and underserved markets. AGC puts investors' principal to work as capital for small- to medium-sized enterprises with a high potential for growth. AGC provides local financial institutions with flexible funding, proprietary technology, and business support to unlock new markets. Investors achieve a double bottom line. Short-term financing backed by invoices generates predictable returns with low correlation to traditional assets. By providing competitive financing in challenged markets, they help drive economic prosperity and social stability in underserved communities.

IRIS Use

We use standard metrics to measure our social impact. We intend to measure our progress in meeting the following social goals: 1. Financial inclusion: Increase access to financial services for SMEs in emerging and underserved markets with a focus on women's participation. (P14940 and P18330) 2. Create more jobs with a focus on jobs held by women. (P13687 and O12444) 3. Strengthen local financial ecosystem and financial markets (P14060) 4. Training, awareness generation and financial inclusion (P12998) 5. Higher SME revenue growth (P1775)

Other Impact Measurement Tools

In addition to IRIS metrics, we use the UN Sustainable Development Goals, as follows: Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all Goal 8 Target AGC supports: 8.3: Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services IRIS metrics we plan to use: Client organizations: SME (P14940) Client individuals: Female (P18330) and 8.10: Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all IRIS metrics we plan to use: Client individuals (P14060) – for financial institution partners, buyers and suppliers Individuals trained: Total (P12998) Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Goal 9 Targets AGC supports: 9.3: Increase the access of small-scale industrial and other enterprises, in particular in developing countries, to financial services, including affordable credit, and their integration into value chains and markets Client organizations: SME (P14940) Client individuals: Female (P18330) 9.a.: Facilitate sustainable and resilient infrastructure development in developing countries through enhanced financial, technological and technical support to African countries, least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States 18 Client organizations: SME (P14940)