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19/03/2020 | Media Coverage
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People moves: Danish pensions giant names chairs

BlueOrchard – The global impact investment manager and member of the Schroders group has appointed Philipp Müller as its new CEO as of 1 April 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

19/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Citywire Selector
Schroders’ impact boutique names new CEO and investment head

Schroders’ impact boutique BlueOrchard has appointed head of investment solutions Philipp Müller as its new CEO.

19/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Finews
Wechsel an der Spitze von Blue Orchard

Beim kürzlich übernommenen Mikrofinanzspezialisten Blue Orchard kommt es zu einem CEO-Wechsel. Patrick Scheurle verlässt das Unternehmen, das für die Nachfolge eine interne Lösung gefunden hat.

19/03/2020 | News Releases
BlueOrchard appoints Philipp Müller as Chief Executive Officer and Daniel Perroud as new member of the executive management team

Zurich, 19 March 2020 – The Board of BlueOrchard has appointed Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard, as new Chief Executive Officer as of 1 April 2020, subject to regulatory approval. He will succeed Patrick Scheurle who has made a significant contribution to the business s

18/03/2020 | Videos
BlueOrchard Market Update: Emerging Markets Impact Investing Q1 2020

In this market update video, Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard talks about the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak for impact investments and what we can expect looking ahead to next quarter.

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17/03/2020 | Covid-19
Cancellation: BlueOrchard Breakfast Events – March 2020

The situation around the novel coronavirus has been rapidly worsening over the past days and weeks. Given these recent developments and in the interests of all stakeholders, we will cancel the upcoming Breakfast events in Zurich on March 24th and Geneva on March 25th .   As we continue to navigate

13/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Investir.ch
La microfinance contre les inégalités de genre

Comment l’investissement en microfinance peut-il soutenir les femmes entrepreneures et contribuer à combler l’écart de crédit?

11/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Allnews
La microfinance pour soutenir les femmes entrepreneures

Patrick Scheurle, directeur de BlueOrchard, explique pourquoi promouvoir l’entrepreneuriat féminin est important, non seulement pour lutter contre les inégalités, mais aussi pour construire des économies plus fortes.

09/03/2020 | Media Coverage
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Schroders steigert AUM auf über 590 Milliarden Euro

Zudem war das Jahr geprägt durch die Übernahme des Impact-Investors BlueOrchard und die Einführung von Schroders Personal Wealth, einem Joint Venture mit der Lloyds Banking Group.

08/03/2020 | Videos
International Women’s Day: #EachforEqual

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #EachforEqual, so we asked some of our people what equality means to them and how they are helping to contribute to a more equal society. Thanks to Milka Maina, Martin Gahr, Njeri Ng’ang’a, Peter Fanconi, Nino Pataraia, L

05/03/2020 | Media Coverage
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Schroders profit slips in 2019 even as AUM surges to £500.2bn

Last year, Schroders and Lloyds Banking Group launched their joint financial planning business called Schroders Personal Wealth. Besides, in 2019, Schroders snapped up the wealth management arm of Thirdrock Group, Blue Asset Management, and a majority stake in BlueOrchard.

05/03/2020 | Media Coverage
City AM
Schroders profit falls as investors turn their back on equities

“The year saw three notable events: the successful launch of Schroders Personal Wealth, the start of the transfer of the Scottish Widows mandate to Schroders and the establishment of a market-leading position in impact investing and micro-finance through our acquisition of BlueOrchard.”

05/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Morningstar UK
Top News: Schroders assets rise above GBP 500 billion mark in 2019

“The year saw three notable events: the successful launch of Schroders Personal Wealth, the start of the transfer of the Scottish Widows mandate to Schroders and the establishment of a market-leading position in impact investing and micro-finance through our acquisition of BlueOrchard,”

05/03/2020 | Media Coverage
Investment Week
Lloyds strategic partnership pushes Schroders 2019 inflows to record £43bn

Commenting on the latest results, CEO Peter Harrison said: “The year saw three notable events: the successful launch of Schroders Personal Wealth, the start of the transfer of the Scottish Widows mandate to Schroders and the establishment of a market-leading position in impact investing and m

25/02/2020 | News
Cancelled: BlueOrchard Breakfast Event – Geneva
Past Event
25/03/2020 — 25/03/2020 Brasserie Da Matteo, Geneva

The Past, the Present and the Future – Evolution of the Microfinance Industry

25/02/2020 | News
Cancelled: BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Zurich
Past Event
24/03/2020 — 24/03/2020 Brasserie Schiller, Zurich

The Past, the Present and the Future – Evolution of the Microfinance Industry

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25/02/2020 | Blog
#BOFaces – Meet Fabien

Have you ever wondered who the people behind BlueOrchard are? As part of our #BOFaces series, we are happy to introduce Fabien Pietroforte, Product Control Manager at BlueOrchard in Luxembourg. We have interviewed Fabien to better understand what drives him and why he enjoys working in the impact in

24/02/2020 | News
Conseiller.ca
Comment mesurer les répercussions réelles de l’ISR?

Si l’investissement socialement responsable a un effet positif sur la société tout en offrant de bonnes performances financières, encore faut-il être en mesure de quantifier ses résultats concrets, note Le Temps.

23/02/2020 | News
Le Temps
Investissement: comment mesurer l’impact?

L’investissement à impact produit un double effet. Il améliore le résultat environnemental et social et il renforce le résultat financier. La question est de savoir comment les mesurer.

13/02/2020 | Media Coverage
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Le Private Equity dans les marchés frontières et émergents

Les marchés frontières et émergents sont perçus comme très risqués. Vraiment? Pas pour BlueOrchard, du moment que l’on a les bonnes approches et équipes. La société d’impact investing, s’est lancée en 2017 dans le capital-investissement.