Media Coverage

22/10/2019 | News
ESG Clarity
Clarity Clinic: Peter Fanconi, BlueOrchard

 In July, Schroders acquired a majority stake in impact investment manager BlueOrchard. ESG Clarity asks chairman Peter Fanconi what is the secret to the business’s success? Read the full article here.

03/10/2019 | News
The Telegraph
How impact investing shows capitalism and environmentalism are not incompatible

From Goldman Sachs’ new Sustainable Finance Group to Schroders’ purchase of a stake in impact investor BlueOrchard, big investment groups are digging deep into their budgets to build or acquire socially-conscious platforms. Read the full article here.

09/09/2019 | News
Citywire Asia
Japan-backed women’s microfinance fund doubles in size

BlueOrchard Finance is expanding its Asia-focused women empowerment fund to address the significant gap of financing women in the region. Learn more here.

03/09/2019 | News
Financial Times
Schroders’ deal opens way for more M&A in impact investing

Large asset managers wishing to enter the field will look to acquire resources, says expert. Read the full article here.

27/08/2019 | News
Global Investor
Made in Africa – Freihandelsabkommen bietet Chancen für kleine Unternehmen

Abseits des Rampenlichts von weltwirtschaftlich prominenten Themen wie Brexit und Handelskonflikt haben 54 von 55 afrikanischen Ländern ein Freihandelsabkommen ratifiziert. Lesen Sie den vollen Artikel hier.

16/08/2019 | News
ARD Börse
Mikrofinanzfonds: Ernsthafte Anlagealternative?

Entwicklungshilfe leisten und dabei Rendite per Investmentfonds erzielen: Die Idee hinter der inzwischen wachsenden Fonds-Kategorie spricht immer mehr Privatanleger an. Lesen Sie den vollen Artikel hier.

16/08/2019 | News
The Asset ESG Forum
Impact investment a flight to safety while doing good

Zurich-based impact investor BlueOrchard sells majority stake to Schroders as its investments offer a stable shelter from market volatility. Read the full article here

26/07/2019 | Media Coverage
The New York Times
Asset Manager Schroders Acquires Majority Stake in BlueOrchard

(Reuters) – British asset manager Schroders Plc said on Friday it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Swiss impact investor BlueOrchard Finance Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

26/07/2019 | Media Coverage
Financial Times
Schroders buys majority stake in BlueOrchard

Schroders has become the first large European fund group to place a sizeable bet on the “impact investing” market after buying a majority stake in BlueOrchard Finance in a deal valuing the specialist boutique at more than £100m.

22/07/2019 | News
Business Today Nigeria
Over 1million Farmers To Benefits From IIF Investment In Royal Exchange-Says MD

Top underwriter Royal Exchange Plc, has said the acquisition of 39.25% stake by InsuResilience Investment Fund (IIF), into its company will enable the company to reach out to over 1million farmers in Nigeria within the next five  years. Read the full article here.

11/07/2019 | Media Coverage
Investment Europe
BlueOrchard reports strong result in H1 2019

Impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance has reported strong performance and growth across all its strategies and products, building on a strong investment pipeline and expanding investor base.

10/07/2019 | Media Coverage
L'Agefi
Promouvoir le progrès économique et social grâce au private equity

Placements. Le contexte est-il favorable à un investissement? Investissons alors hors des sentiers battus sur les marchés émergents.

26/06/2019 | Media Coverage
Africa Global Funds
BlueOrchard Impact Bond Fund exceeds $300m mark

The BlueOrchard Emerging Markets SDG Impact Bond Fund has exceeded the $300m mark since start of fundraising in December 2018.

18/06/2019 | Media Coverage
Finews
Peter Fanconi: «Sinkende Armutsraten sind oftmals Augenwischerei»

Wird BlueOrchard von interessierten Investoren derzeit überschwemmt?

18/06/2019 | Media Coverage
Commercial Risk Online
Spreading the value of insurance

A new initiative that could help these farmers develop into commercial entities, with the help of insurance at their backs.

16/06/2019 | Media Coverage
NZZ am Sonntag
Die Vergabe von Mikrokrediten ist ein gutes Geschäft geworden

Tiefstzinsen machen Kredite an Unternehmer in armen Ländern attraktiv.Aber wie gut ist die soziale Rendite? Ein Augenschein in Georgien

28/05/2019 | Media Coverage
Impact Alpha
Agritask raises $6 million to help farmers weather climate change

A third of the world depends agriculture to earn a living. Climate change is making these livelihoods increasingly insecure, particularly in developing countries, yet many small-scale farmers lack access to insurance that would protect their income.

27/05/2019 | Media Coverage
L'Agefi
Un monde meilleur grâce à l’Impact Investing

L’investissement d’impact permet un investissement dans les pays en développement à la fois rentable et contribuant à un développement durable, respectueux de l’environnement et inclusif.

20/05/2019 | Media Coverage
Bilanz Invest
Feel-Good-Investment für Weltverbesserer

Mikrofinanzfonds vergeben in Entwicklungsländern ­Kre­dite an Kleinunternehmen. Die Ausfälle sind gering, für Risiken sorgen Politiker.

16/05/2019 | Media Coverage
L'Agefi
Afrique: continent de disparités et de potentiels

Les opportunités d’investissement se multiplient grâce à sa croissance démographique et économique rapide et à sa capacité d’innovation technologique.