30/06/2017 | News Releases
New corporate appointments at BlueOrchard

Zurich, 30 June 2017 – BlueOrchard is pleased to announce the appointments of Normunds Mizis as Chief Credit Officer and of Dr. Sascha Ternes as Senior Vice-President Real Estate. The appointments take effect on 1 July 2017.

23/06/2017 | Media Coverage
Warum sich Investments in Energieeffizienz lohnen

Alternative. «Energie» ist in aller Munde – insbesondere deren Kostensenkung und Effizienzsteigerung. Anlegern bieten sich diversifizierte Investitionsmöglichkeiten mit sozial und finanziell attraktiver Rendite.

20/06/2017 | Events
Past Event
20/06/2017 Vienna, Austria

Panelist: Patrick Scheurle, CEO

20/06/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

My name is Blanca Estela de la Sancha Delgado and I sell hamburgers in Mexico City. A few years ago, I tried to seek greener pastures abroad and migrated to another country. However, the plan did not pay off and I was forced to return to Mexico. On my arrival in Mexico City I struggled […]

15/06/2017 | Events
Annual Boutique Manager Event
Past Event
15/06/2017 Zurich, Switzerland

Interviewer and Moderator: Peter A. Fanconi, Chairman of the Board

13/06/2017 | Media Coverage
SWISS Universe
Quick read

Small Money – Big Impact. Fighting poverty with microfinance

06/06/2017 | News Releases
BlueOrchard to acquire a 25% equity stake in Swiss Asset Manager Carnot Capital

Zurich, 6 June 2017 – BlueOrchard has entered into an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Zurich based Carnot Capital, an investment firm specializing in energy and resource efficiency.

01/06/2017 | News Releases
BlueOrchard appoints David Keel as Head of Business Development

Zurich, 1 June 2017 – BlueOrchard is pleased to welcome David Keel as the new Head of Business Development. David Keel and his team will further drive BlueOrchard’s multi-asset class offering and outreach to investors.

19/05/2017 | Media Coverage
Mikrofinanzierung: Attraktive Renditen und sozialer Impact

Mikrofinanz ist aktuell ein richtiges Buzzword. So funktioniert die Anlageklasse, die soziales Investment und attraktive Renditen vereint.

16/05/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

“My name is Giorgi and I run a grocery store. Before, I used to work for a large candy distributor, but at some point I decided to try my luck and go into business for myself. So I took up a microloan from FINCA and opened my own grocery store specialising in coffee and candies. […]

13/05/2017 | Events
SWITCH-Asia Network Facility-Seminar: Measuring, Reporting and Blending Mechanisms of Financial Instruments PPTs
Past Event
15/05/2017 — 17/05/2017 Bangkok, Thailand

Speaker: Vuthy Chea, Investment Officer - Asia

03/05/2017 | Media Coverage
Schweizer Monat
Ein Trinkgeld für die einen, eine ganze Existenz für die anderen

Wie Mikrokredite Menschen ohne Kapital oder Netzwerk den Aufstieg ermöglichen

29/04/2017 | Media Coverage
Private Banking – Finanz und Wirtschaft
Impact Investing – Anlegen mit Herz

Private Schulen werden immer wichtiger, um Kindern in Entwicklungsländern eine hochwertige Ausbildung zu ermöglichen. Dazu braucht es Investoren. Win Win, denn zum sozialen Ertrag gibt es eine attraktive Rendite.

28/04/2017 | Media Coverage
Soziales Investment bringt attraktive Renditen

Zwei Fliegen mit einer Klappe schlagen kann, wer in Mikrofinanz investiert und sein Portfolio breit diversifiziert, attraktive Renditen erwirtschaftet und zugleich einen sozialen Impact generiert.

21/04/2017 | Media Coverage
Why Impact Investing May Flourish In The Age Of Donald Trump

Despite the apparent revival of the notion that capitalism is merely the survival of the fittest, there is ample evidence to suggest that investors and fund managers are adopting a more nuanced understanding of what constitutes a desirable return on investment.

19/04/2017 | Media Coverage
Finanz und Wirtschaft
Die gute Seite des Kapitalismus

Neue Anbieter und Investoren entdecken Impact Investing. Das Geschäft mit dem guten Gewissen ist wachstumsstark.

13/04/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Roundtable with KfW
Past Event
12/04/2017 Geneva, Switzerland

The Climate Insurance Fund: A unique initiative to protect the world’s poor & vulnerable

13/04/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Roundtable mit KfW
Past Event
11/04/2017 Zürich, Switzerland

Der Climate Insurance Fund: Eine einzigartige Initiative zum Schutz der Ärmsten dieser Welt

13/04/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

“My name is Idalia del Carmen Mayorga Ruiz, I am 39 years old and my husband and I have four children. I am the owner of “El Shadday” food and delights. I started in the microcredit program – village banks – because of a neighbour. At that time, I had a small bus to drive […]

03/04/2017 | Media Coverage
NZZ am Sonntag
Fünf Fragen an Patrick Scheurle

Patrick Scheurle ist seit 2016 CEO von BlueOrchard. Die Firma hat schon USD 3,5 Mrd. in Mikrokredite in 70 Ländern angelegt.