The Microfinance Initiative for Asia (MIFA) – Debt Fund has successfully reached its target size of USD 100 Million thanks to public and private investors’ subscriptions in the senior and mezzanine tranches.
BlueOrchard Finance SA appointed exclusive Fund Manager of the Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (REFFA)
The Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (REFFA) adds to the BlueOrchard Finance SA portfolio of investment solutions. REFFA is a unique thematic fund designed to address the needs of the education sector in Africa.
Lending methodologies and socio-economic factors in microfinance Authors: Patrick Scheurle, Peter Fanconi and Andrea Staudacher Extract from the publication: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
“There is price pressure, and it is important to have a clear view on pricing versus risk, which is why we have implemented a systematic internal rating process. The transparency we get from 2014 MFIs is extremely good; on a monthly basis we get a whole set of accounting data and balance sheet ind
BlueOrchard has been selected for the fourth consecutive year for ImpactAssets 50 2014 (IA 50), a free, online resource for impact investors and their advisors. The IA 50, now in its fourth year, is the first publically available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund managers.
BlueOrchard anticipates strong growth in Europe and Central Asia, and expects that an institutional investor in both Switzerland is invested in microfinance 2020 following a joint study between BlueOrchard and the University of Zurich. An article by Marjorie Thery
Lors de son petit-déjeuner automnal tenu hier à Genève, BlueOrchard, pionnière dans la gestion en microfinance a présenté:Les conclusions d’une étude conjointe de l’Université de Zurich et BlueOrchard. Et l’exemple du Caucase: 100% des prêts accordés aux Institutions de Microfinance
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.
The BlueOrchard-managed MIFA Debt Fund successfully shortlisted for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards 2014
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.
The BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund has once more been awarded for the 7th year in succession the LuxFLAG Microfinance Label.
CNBC NIKKEI station joins BlueOrchard’s CEO while visiting microfinance clients in Cambodia
The Microfinance Initiative for Asia (MIFA) – Debt Fund has been awarded the LuxFLAG Microfinance Label for 2014.
BlueOrchard is proud to announce the appointment of Peter A. Fanconi as Chairman of the Board of Graubündner Kantonalbank.
Swiss station SFR joins BlueOrchard’s CEO in the field in Kyrgyzstan and reports on the impact of microfinance.
In a move to further expand its regional presence, BlueOrchard has announced the opening of an office in Tblisi, Georgia.
With the appointment of Frédéric Berney as Chief Risk Officer, BlueOrchard increases the size and scope of its risk management function.
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.