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07/03/2022 | News
La Repubblica Affari&Finanza
La transizione del volto umano

Gli investimento possono e devono non solo aiutare ad affrontare il cambiamento climatico ma anche garantire che ci avvenga in modo benefico e vantaggioso per tutti. Serve tenere conto delle esternalita positive e nagative.

28/02/2022 | News
IPE Dach
Position: Bei Infrastruktur-Investments in Schwellenländern ist Private Debt momentan attraktiver als Private Equity

Der steigende Wettbewerb übt Druck auf Private-Equity-Investments in erneuerbare Energie aus. Private Debt hingegen bleibt attraktiv, denn dort kommen die zugrundeliegenden Entwicklungen anders zum Tragen. Daher sollten Investoren mit Fokus auf Infrastruktur für erneuerbare Energie einen Blick auf

25/02/2022 | News
Portfolio Institutionell
Investition und Wirkung

Während Impact Investments früher nur etwas für Philantropie-nahe Investoren waren, haben sie sich aus der Nische heraus­gearbeitet – nicht zuletzt auch durch das Klimaabkommen von ­Paris. Ausgangspunkt für die Wirkungsmessung sind heute meist die 17 SDGs, als Handlungsrahmen. Messmethoden g

21/02/2022 | News
NordSIP
The Case for Impact through Private Equity and Private Debt

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Although sustainable investing is increasingly a part of mainstream investor’s tools, a low yield environment means continues to drive the appetite for sustainable investments in riskier markets. Although generally associated with higher returns, private markets remain a fr

17/02/2022 | News
Bond World
BlueOrchard : Bei Infrastruktur-Investments in Schwellenländern ist Private Debt momentan attraktiver als Private Equity

Im Folgenden wird erklärt, weshalb Investoren mit Fokus auf Infrastruktur für erneuerbare Energien den Bereich Private Debt nicht unbeachtet lassen sollten.

17/02/2022 | News
The Onliner
Infrastruktur-Investments in Schwellenländern: Private Debt attraktiver als Private Equity

Dass die Kosten für erneuerbare Energien sinken, ist positiv und ein gutes Zeichen im Kampf gegen den Klimawandel. In dem Masse, wie die Projektkosten gesunken sind und Regierungen ihre Vorgehensweise bei der Projektbeschaffung angepasst haben, ist jedoch der Wettbewerb gestiegen. Dies setzt die Re

15/02/2022 | Blog
#BOFaces – Meet Joy D’Souza

The #BOFaces series introduces you to the people making up BlueOrchard’s dedicated team, which is spread across our offices around the world. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Joy D’Souza, Senior Investment Officer in Private Debt based in the Nairobi office. Continue reading i

14/02/2022 | News
VentureCapital Magazine
Gutes tun and dabei Geld verdienen

Impact Investing nimmt als Anlagestrategie kontinuierlich an Bedeutung zu. Im Zentrum stehen Unternehmen, die sich die Lösung globaler Probleme zum Ziel gesetzt haben. Für Investoren ist besonders wichtig, dass sich die gute Wirking auch nachvollziehbar messen lässt.

14/02/2022 | News
Börsen-Zeitung
Afrikas Bildungssystem bietet Investmentchancen

Anlegern bietet Afrikas Bildungssystem gute Investmentchancen. Zugleich können die Anleger dort aber auch noch einiges bewirken.

14/02/2022 | News
Morningstar
Impact investing, la misurazione fa la differenza

Globalmente, gli strumenti a impatto gestiscono 1,3 triliardi di dollari, ma solo poco più della metà sono investiti in strategie che effettivamente lo misurano. Per Maria Teresa Zappia (BlueOrchard), le politiche sulla transizione energetica non devono dimenticare l’impatto sociale.

10/02/2022 | Blog
BlueOrchard Brief: African education sector offers opportunities for impact investors

Market commentary Zurich, 10 February 2022 – The education sector in Africa offers interesting opportunities for investments with an impact focus. Read below a commentary by BlueOrchard’s Regional Director for Africa and Latin America, Yann Groeger, on how these have increased in light of the C

10/02/2022 | News
IPE Real Assets
African infrastructure: The biggest ESG opportunity?

Africa’s serious lack of sustainable infrastructure is generating huge investment opportunities. Christopher Walker talks to some of the first movers.

03/02/2022 | Blog
BlueOrchard Brief: Why investors in renewable infrastructure shouldn’t overlook private debt

Market commentary Zurich, 3 February 2022 – Competition is putting pressure on the private equity side of the renewable energy market, but private debt remains enticing. Ready below a commentary by Ashwin West, Head of Sustainable Infrastructure Investments at BlueOrchard on why renewable infrastr

02/02/2022 | Publications
Impact Private Equity – Fostering Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets

Zurich, 2 February 2022 – Financial inclusion – the access to affordable and relevant financial services – is a critical lever for the empowerment and resilience of individuals and businesses. While yielding powerful impact, financial inclusion is also providing strong growth opportunities for

01/02/2022 | Blog
BlueOrchard takes home ESG Investing award 2022

We are pleased to share that BlueOrchard has been awarded the ESG Investment prize in the category “Best ESG Investment Fund: Emerging Markets Debt”. On top of that we are the runner-up in the category “Fixed Income” and finalist in “Climate/Green Bonds”. ESG Investing is

31/01/2022 | Videos
BlueOrchard Virtual Field Trip After Movie

On 27 October 2021 BlueOrchard organised the first-ever virtual global field trip, which was broadcasted live with hundreds in attendance from all over the world. During the “BlueOrchard Virtual Field Trip”, we took a tour around the world to get live updates from influential industry le

28/01/2022 | Blog
#BOFaces – Meet Louis Leutenegger

The #BOFaces series introduces you to the people making up BlueOrchard’s dedicated team, which is spread across our offices around the world. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Louis Leutenegger, Portfolio Manager in Investment Solutions based in the Zürich office. Continue reading i

19/01/2022 | News Releases
BlueOrchard with strong impact and performance in 2021 – further strengthening its climate and financial inclusion investment platform

News Release Zurich, 19 January 2022 – BlueOrchard looks back on a successful anniversary year, in which the firm further expanded its leadership position with innovative initiatives and enlarged its investor base. In addition, BlueOrchard received several awards, including the prestigious peers-j

13/01/2022 | Blog
BlueOrchard Brief: Covid-led disruptions present relative value opportunities in emerging markets bonds portfolios

Market commentary Zurich, 11 January 2022 – The covid-led economic disruptions which started in 2020 are still present or resurfacing across the world. They have not only widened the gap between developed and emerging markets but have also created further dispersions within emerging markets. R

21/12/2021 | Blog
This Is My Story – Lucy Wilfred

2021 is a very special year for BlueOrchard as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. Throughout 2021 we will be sharing with you some of the encouraging entrepreneurial stories, personal dreams, and insights into the lives of families around the globe who are struggling and fighting against adversity e