News Releases

02/07/2014 | News Releases
BlueOrchard founding member of Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF)

BlueOrchard is pleased to announce that it is a founding member of Swiss Sustainable Finance, a new platform that promotes sustainability in the Swiss financial industry and aims to promote Switzerland as the leading centre for sustainable finance.

12/06/2014 | News Releases
FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2014

The BlueOrchard-managed MIFA Debt Fund successfully shortlisted for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2014

04/06/2014 | News Releases
Swiss Institutional Investors’ Survey 2014 on Microfinance

The University of Zurich’s Center for Microfinance and BlueOrchard announce today the results of a joint comprehensive survey among Swiss institutional investors on Microfinance.

03/04/2014 | News Releases
LuxFLAG awards its microfinance label BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund

The BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund has once more been awarded for the 7th year in succession the LuxFLAG Microfinance Label.

27/12/2013 | News Releases
LuxFLAG awards its microfinance label to the MIFA Debt Fund

The Microfinance Initiative for Asia (MIFA) – Debt Fund has been awarded the LuxFLAG Microfinance Label for 2014.

15/11/2013 | News Releases
Peter A. Fanconi appointed Chairman of Graubündner Kantonalbank

BlueOrchard is proud to announce the appointment of Peter A. Fanconi as Chairman of the Board of Graubündner Kantonalbank.

25/09/2013 | News Releases
BlueOrchard to open Georgia office

In a move to further expand its regional presence, BlueOrchard has announced the opening of an office in Tblisi, Georgia.

02/09/2013 | News Releases
BlueOrchard further expands risk management capabilities

With the appointment of Frédéric Berney as Chief Risk Officer, BlueOrchard increases the size and scope of its risk management function.

18/06/2013 | News Releases
BlueOrchard strengthens academic ties

In a move to bridge the gap between microfinance practitioners and academic researchers, BlueOrchard has created strong ties with prestigious institutions in Switzerland and the U.S.

07/06/2013 | News Releases
BlueOrchard unveils Social Performance Objectives for 2013-14

BlueOrchard has confirmed its role as a leading socially responsible microfinance investment manager by publishing its Social Performance Objectives for 2013-14.

03/06/2013 | News Releases
BlueOrchard upgrades its credit rating process

With the release of BOSCO 2.0, BlueOrchard has further strengthened its credit scoring and rating process.

09/04/2013 | News Releases
Study on the Drivers of Over-Indebtedness of Microfinance Borrowers in Cambodia

BlueOrchard, together with Incofin IM and Oikocredit, has published the results of a year-long research project conducted in cooperation with the Cambodian Institute of Development Study (CIDS) and eight of the leading microfinance institutions in Cambodia Final Report (Full Version) / Final Report

05/03/2013 | News Releases
Major French investment group to buy a stake in BlueOrchard Finance S.A.

Swiss microfinance investment pioneer BlueOrchard announced today that OFI Group, one of the major French investment managers, bought a 10 percent minority stake in the company.