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03/08/2015 | Events
BlueOrchard Event: Pensionskassen-Roundtable in Zürich mit KfW und der Universität Zürich
Past Event
26/08/2015 Zurich, Switzerland

Mittagsveranstaltung zum Thema Impact Investments für Pensionskassen und Stiftungen im Tiefzinsumfeld

01/07/2015 | Press Coverage
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Wer ist integer?

Interview with Peter A. Fanconi, CEO/Member of the Board

26/06/2015 | Press Coverage
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Développements de corporate governance au sein de BlueOrchard

BlueOrchard: Boris Collardi élu au conseil d’administration

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25/06/2015 | News Releases
Upcoming Corporate Governance Developments within BlueOrchard

Zurich, 25 June 2015 – BlueOrchard reports excellent results for the fiscal year 2014: New important mandates were acquired, with Advised and Managed Assets almost doubling during the period. The financial return on the company’s investment products as well as their social outreach exceeded

20/06/2015 | Events
BlueOrchard Event: Investor Field Trip to Nairobi
Past Event
16/11/2015 — 19/11/2015 Nairobi, Kenya

Visit our investment team in the field for three days of first-hand insights into impact investing.

20/06/2015 | Events
Insurance Penetration West Africa 2015 Summit
Past Event
21/10/2015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Speaker: Maxime Bouan, Regional Manager - Africa & MENA

20/06/2015 | Events
Emerging Manager Event
Past Event
23/06/2015 Hotel Baur au Lac, Zurich

Moderator: Peter A. Fanconi, CEO, BlueOrchard

17/06/2015 | Press Coverage
Finanz und Wirtschaft
Investieren mit Rendite und ruhigem Gewissen

Im Niedrigzinsumfeld interessieren sich Pensionskassen zunehmend für Mikrofinanz.

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02/06/2015 | News Releases
BlueOrchard receives seal of excellence with AIFM license in Luxembourg

Luxembourg, 2 June 2015 – BlueOrchard obtains the AIFM authorisation shortly after the Swiss FINMA license, demonstrating the group’s full commitment to Swiss as well as European investors and markets.

01/06/2015 | Events
4th European Research Conference on Microfinance
Past Event
01/06/2015 UNIMAIL, Geneva, Switzerland

Speakers: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer & Chuck Olson, Chief Credit Officer

13/05/2015 | Events
Africa Financial Services Investment Conference
Past Event
13/05/2015 Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK

Speaker: Maria Teresa Zappia, Chief Investment Officer

04/05/2015 | Press Coverage
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Finma-Lizenz für Genfer Mikrofinanz-Pionier

Ein auf Mikrofinanz-Anlagen spezialisierter Vermögens-verwalter mit Sitz in der Rhonestadt hat den behördlichen Segen erhalten.

04/05/2015 | News Releases
BlueOrchard obtains FINMA Asset Manager License

Geneva, 4 May 2015 – BlueOrchard Finance S.A., a pioneering impact investment manager, proves its institutional quality of governance and investment standards by obtaining the FINMA Asset Manager license.

20/04/2015 | Events
UNCTAD Session – Mobilizing Investment for Development
Past Event
20/04/2015 UNCTAD, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Scheurle, Chief Operatvie Officer

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10/04/2015 | Blog
BlueOrchard’s activities in line with the World Bank’s new strategy to end poverty by 2030

The President of the World Bank has outlined the group’s new strategy to end poverty by 2030.

05/03/2015 | Events
European Parliament – Committee on Development Workshop
Past Event
05/03/2015 Altiero Spinelli Building, Brussels

Speaker: Peter Fanconi, Chief Executive Officer

23/02/2015 | News Releases
Launch of unprecedented Climate Insurance Fund (CIF)

The CIF aims to improve climate change adaptation in emerging markets by strengthening the resilience of the poor to extreme weather events. The mandate was awarded to BlueOrchard after a rigorous international tender process and marks yet another innovation milestone in our track record.

10/02/2015 | News Releases
LuxFLAG Microfinance Label awarded to two BlueOrchard Portfolio Funds

We are proud to announce that both the BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund (BOMF) as well as the Microfinance Initiative for Asia (MIFA) have been awarded the LuxFLAG Microfinance Label for 2015.

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15/01/2015 | Publications
Social Performance Report 2014: Raising our SPIRIT

The report provides an overview of the recent upgrade of our in-house social performance measurement tool, the “Social Performance Impact Reporting & Intelligence Tool” (SPIRIT).

20/12/2014 | Press Coverage
GELD-Magazin
Von Solarenergie bis Mikrofinanz

“Sustainable investments have evolved from a niche product to a stable trend, which go far beyond the coming year and will most likely continue to grow in importance. The money magazine presents the best investment opportunities in 2015.”