ADB's Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) catalyzes, structures, and funds investments in privately held and state-sponsored companies across a wide range of industry sectors throughout developing Asia. The emphasis is on commercially viable transactions that generate financial returns while also delivering on ADB's organization-wide mission to promote environmentally sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
What We Do
Finance private sector transactions in infrastructure, financial services, clean energy, agribusiness, and other core sectors via debt and equity investments
Mobilize third-party capital credit via credit enhancement products and risk transfer agreements
Invest in private equity and other structured funds and manage institutional capital in such funds on behalf of clients
Actively manage our portfolio to ensure strong financial performance, high development impact, and strong compliance with environmental, social, and governance safeguards
Countries and regions covered:Central and West Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and UzbekistanSouth Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
Countries and regions covered:East Asia: People’s Republic of China and MongoliaSoutheast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet NamThe Pacific: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu