INOKS Capital SA   © 2017 13 ABOUT INOKS MILESTONES: 2006 - 2016 August 2006: Inception of our first Fund channelling short term Commodity Structured Trade Finance (CSTF) towards SME beneficia- ries for durations of up to 1 year. February 2009: The Fund is awarded Trade Finance Magazine’s “Deal of the Year” in recog- nition of its support of smallholder cot- ton farmers in Côte d’Ivoire. September 2012: In partnership with Sidra Capital, INOKS develops a Sharia Compliant adaptation of its CSTF strategy. March 2014: INOKS launches a mid-term strategy to provide mezzanine-type financing to beneficiaries requiring capital solutions over 3 year durations. January 2015: INOKS partners with SIFEM to launch an impact fund targeting agricultural value chain participants in Central Asia. July 2015: Our Sharia-Compliant fund is awarded Islamic Finance News’ “Most Innovative Deal of the Year”. September 2015: INOKS receives approval from the Swiss monetary authority (FINMA) for its re- quest to register as an onshore asset manager of collective investments. June 2016: INOKS holds its first Impact Committee and begins a comprehensive review of its sustainability processes and objectives. November 2016: Quadia is officialised as INOKS Capital’s Impact Advisor. Looking ahead: See our 2017 outlook on page 53 to learn more about our future projects.