HKMA and IFFO hold the first Blended Finance Roundtable

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22 Aug 2023

HKMA and IFFO hold the first Blended Finance Roundtable

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) held the first Blended Finance Roundtable today (22 August), bringing together a diverse range of influential stakeholders to discuss harnessing the power of blended finance to foster innovation and collaboration in addressing global climate challenges.

The Roundtable was chaired by Mr Rami Hayek, Senior Advisor (Market Outreach) of the HKMA and General Manager of the IFFO, and was attended by leaders from banks, international organisations, family offices, and philanthropies.

Through knowledge and experience sharing, panel discussions, and interactive dialogues, participants discussed the regional and domestic outlook, opportunities and challenges, and best practices associated with blended finance, and explored innovative and actionable ways to scale up blended finance.


Hong Kong Monetary Authority
22 August 2023


About IFFO

As part of the HKMA, the IFFO’s mission is to facilitate infrastructure investments and their financing by working with a cluster of key stakeholders. The functions of the IFFO are:

  • providing a platform for information exchange and experience sharing;
  • building capacity and knowledge on infrastructure investments and financing;
  • promoting market and product development; and
  • facilitating infrastructure investment and financing flows.


For more information about the IFFO, please visit

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