News

17/08/2017 | Press Coverage
Caucasus Business Week
New Company to Carry out Energy Efficient Construction Projects in Georgia

Caucasus Real Estate Fund will appear on Georgian market soon to make investments in energy efficient real estates. The Fund will be founded by BlueOrchard investment company, which purchased Ternes Real Estate Fund in July 2017.

17/08/2017 | Press Coverage
Forbes Georgia
BlueOrchard Investor Field Trip to Georgia

BlueOrchard conducted a field trip for a delegation of potential investors and leading Swiss real estate representatives to get first-hand information on the real estate sector and meet local partners in Georgia on 12-15 August 2017.

02/08/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Geneva
Past Event
28/09/2017 Geneva, Switzerland

Impact Investing - The Next Frontiers

02/08/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Breakfast Event Zurich
Past Event
27/09/2017 Zurich, Switzerland

Impact Investing - The Next Frontiers

26/07/2017 | Events
BlueOrchard Investor Field Trip to Georgia
Past Event
13/08/2017 — 15/08/2017 Georgia

Join the investment team in the field for three days to learn first-hand how impact investing and real estate go hand in hand.

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25/07/2017 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2017-2018: Investing in our Future. Contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to provide you with BlueOrchard’s Social Performance Report 2017/2018. This year, our report highlights the common vision we share with the United Nations in creating a better future and shifting the world onto a sustainable path. The report illustrates how BlueOrchard’s activitie

25/07/2017 | News Releases
BlueOrchard: strong results in the first half-year and extended offering

Mid-year news release at 25 July 2017 BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund sets milestone and exceeds USD 1bn for the first time; annual investment performance on average 4.30% Over 30 million micro-entrepreneurs in 70 countries supported by BlueOrchard fund’s Targeted acquisitions to expand investme

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20/07/2017 | Blog
On the road to Sri Lanka – field trip

BlueOrchard regularly hosts field trips providing insights in the sector of impact investing. The objective is to get first-hand information and meet local governmental institutions and partners as well as borrowers. The most recent BlueOrchard trip was to Sri Lanka, 4-7 June 2017. Over the course o

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19/07/2017 | Blog
#This is my story

I am Bekbaeva Zamzegul Naurizbaevna and I live in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. The first time I heard of microfinance loans I used to run a small booth near my house selling consumer products. When I learned about the opportunities KMF (the largest microfinance institution in Kazakhstan) offered, I quic

17/07/2017 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
Anleger setzen auf Immobilien Impact Investing

Immobilieninvestments in Wachstumsmärkten als nachhaltige Anlage: CO2Reduktion und Energie-Effizienz gepaart mit attraktiven Renditen diversifizieren das Portefeuille und helfen der Umwelt.

14/07/2017 | News Releases
InsuResilience Investment Fund goes live in Luxembourg as Public-Private Partnership

Zurich, 14 July 2017  – The BlueOrchard managed InsuResilience Investment Fund, an evolved version of the Climate Insurance Fund, has been launched in Luxembourg as a public-private partnership. The Fund combines two separately investible Debt and Equity Sub-Funds and provides first loss prot

05/07/2017 | Press Coverage
L'AGEFI
Pourquoi il faut investir dans l’efficacité énergétique

L’impact social des placements qui contribuent à la protection du climat va de pair avec des rendements intéressants.

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 | Press Coverage
Handelszeitung
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
AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT
Past Event
20/06/2017 Vienna, Austria

Panelist: Patrick Scheurle, CEO

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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 | Press 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.