LeapFrog Investments invests in exceptional businesses in emerging Asia and Africa – and enables leaps of growth, profitability and impact. Launched in 2008, the group’s portfolio of companies now reaches 130 million people with financial services and healthcare, across 33 countries. Over 110 million of those people are emerging consumers; most are accessing formal insurance, savings, pensions, credit, remittances or healthcare for the first time.
LeapFrog, which has had over $1 billion of capital invested, brings a proven 10-year track record as a trusted General Partner to investors in private markets. LeapFrog Investments invests $10-50 million for majority or influential minority stakes in growing companies that have exceptional management teams and are focused on providing services that address the needs of emerging consumers. LeapFrog companies have grown on average by 40 per cent per year since investment, and the group is now backed by many of the world’s leading institutional investors. LeapFrog was recently named by Fortune as one of the top five Companies to Change the World, alongside Apple and Novartis, becoming the first private investment group ever listed.
LeapFrog’s proprietary measurement framework contributes to new expectations for integrated reporting and to the advancement of industry best practices. LeapFrog is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, a founding Investors Council Member of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and is a funder and member of the advisory group of The Impact Management Project.