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22/01/2021 | Media Coverage
Bond Guide
BlueOrchard Impact Investing Ausblick 2021

Auch Schwellenländer spüren die Auswirkungen der COVID-19-Pandemie. Sie sind jedoch widerstandsfähiger als ursprünglich angenommen. Philipp Müller, CEO von BlueOrchard, erklärt, welche Chancen sich Investoren im kommenden Jahr bieten.

21/01/2021 | Videos
The InsuResilience Investment Fund’s latest report on climate insurance in developing countries

We’re pleased to share the InsuResilience Investment Fund’s latest report on climate insurance in developing countries. ‘Protecting low-income communities through climate insurance’ takes a look at the Fund’s work and achievements in facilitating adaptation of climate i

21/01/2021 | Media Coverage
FundsPeople Italia
Maria Teresa Zappia interview with Davide Mosca, FundsPeople Italia

Secondo i dati Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), nel 2019 l’industria globale degli investimenti ad impatto è arrivata a toccare un valore complessivo pari a 715 miliardi di dollari. La stima GIIN a fi ne 2016 era di soli 114 miliardi. Una cifra cresciuta dunque in modo esponenziale negli

12/01/2021 | News Releases
BlueOrchard reports continued strong performance and outreach in 2020

BlueOrchard increased its outreach, now providing access to financial and related services to more than 215 million poor and vulnerable people (as of December 2020). Amid and despite the Covid-19 pandemic, BlueOrchard’s investment portfolios have shown strong resilience. BlueOrchard responded to t

07/01/2021 | Blog
#BOFaces – Meet Anvar

The #BOFaces series introduced you to the people making up BlueOrchard’s dedicated team, spread out across our international offices. This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Anvar Mamarajabov, our Execution Team Lead in Risk, Legal & Compliance based in the Tbilisi office. We took

21/12/2020 | Media Coverage
Financial Times
Schroders launches impact fund to aid Covid-hit emerging markets

The Fund managed by BlueOrchard Finance, the Zurich-based impact investing boutique acquired by Schroders last year. It has the support of a coalition of public and private investors, which include the international development finance agencies of the UK, US and Japan.

21/12/2020 | Media Coverage
L’Economia – Corriere della Sera
Più alternativi e responsabili: identikit dei nuovi portafogli

Le due tendenze messe in luce dal sondaggio di Schroders: un maggior utilizzo del private debt da cui ci si aspetta un rendimento del 5% a un anno. Mentre gli investimenti «etici» saranno i protagonisti del prossimo quinquennio

21/12/2020 | News Releases
BlueOrchard announces USD 150 million final closing of the IIF Debt Sub-fund

Zurich, 21 December 2020 – Swiss impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (“BlueOrchard”) today announced the final close of the InsuResilience Investment Fund (IIF) Debt Sub-fund (“the Fund”), a first of its kind initiative to improve access to climate insurance across the develo

18/12/2020 | Media Coverage
KfW
Rettungsschirm für 850.000 kleine und mittlere Unternehmen in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern: KfW wird Ankerinvestor in COVID-19 Fonds

Rettungsschirm für 850.000 kleine und mittlere Unternehmen in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern: KfW wird Ankerinvestor in COVID-19 Fonds

10/12/2020 | News Releases
InsuResilience Investment Fund (IIF) launches new report on climate insurance in developing countries

Luxembourg, 10 December 2020 – The IIF report presents the results of the Fund’s first six years of operation. To date, the Fund has helped to protect 25 million poor and climate vulnerable people from the effects of climate change. Since 2015, the InsuResilience Investment Fund (IIF) has worked

10/12/2020 | Publications
Protecting low-income communities through climate insurance

Luxembourg, 10 December 2020 – We’re pleased to share the InsuResilience Investment Fund’s latest report on climate insurance in developing countries. ‘Protecting low-income communities through climate insurance’ takes a look at the Fund’s work and achievements in fac

09/12/2020 | Media Coverage
Financial Investigator
Can sustainability reporting reduce financing costs?

More and more investors are aligning capital allocation to wider goals of financial stability and sustainable development. The view that investment strategies should create a positive impact for both business and society is now widely accepted.

02/12/2020 | Publications
The Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (REFFA) 2019 Annual Impact Report

Zurich, 2 December 2020 – We are pleased to release the 2019 Annual Impact Report of the Regional Education Finance Fund for Africa (REFFA). To close the SDG gap for education finance, total global annual spending on education will need to grow from USD 1.2 trillion in 2016 to USD 3 trillion by 20

01/12/2020 | News
InsuResilience Global Partnership Annual Forum
Past Event
10/12/2020 — 10/12/2020 Online event

InsuResilience Global Partnership Annual Forum

27/11/2020 | Videos
BlueOrchard Market Update: Emerging Markets Impact Investing Q3 2020

Global markets have continued to recover despite the ongoing challenges and uncertainty created by the pandemic. While developed economies continue with their support measures, in emerging and frontier markets these responses are more limited. Our CEO, Philipp Mueller and Nikunj Oli, Regional Manage

23/11/2020 | News
BlueOrchard Virtual Event ‘Outlook 2021 – Impact Investing in the APAC Region’
Past Event
25/11/2020 — 25/11/2020 Online event

Outlook 2021 – Impact Investing in the APAC Region

09/11/2020 | News Releases
BlueOrchard announces the launch of a Covid-19 support fund that aims to support more than 200 million jobs in emerging and frontier markets

Zurich, 9 November 2020 – BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (BlueOrchard), a leading impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group, is pleased to announce the launch of the “BlueOrchard Covid-19 Emerging and Frontier Markets MSME Support Fund”. The Fund is backed by prominent public and pr

04/11/2020 | News
BlueOrchard Virtual Breakfast Meeting
Past Event
04/11/2020 — 04/11/2020 Online event

Sustainable Infrastructure in Emerging Markets – A Vital Catalyst for Shared Prosperity and Growth

26/10/2020 | Covid-19
Insights from the investment team: From crisis management to growth

On a recent webinar, Sébastien Juhen, Lead Portfolio Manager for the BlueOrchard Microfinance Fund (BOMF) and Matthew Sparkes, Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, shared an update on the current situation for microfinance investing in emerging markets. We also had the pleasure to welcome Arun N

29/09/2020 | Blog
#BOFaces – Meet Federica

Have you ever wondered who makes up the team behind BlueOrchard? This week, we had the opportunity to talk to Federica Gasparini, People & Development Manager since July 2019. As part of our #BOFaces series, we had the pleasure of learning more about Federica’s interests, hobbies, and passion