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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.

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

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