With the appointment of Frédéric Berney as Chief Risk Officer, BlueOrchard increases the size and scope of its risk management function.
In a move to bridge the gap between microfinance practitioners and academic researchers, BlueOrchard has created strong ties with prestigious institutions in Switzerland and the U.S.
BlueOrchard has confirmed its role as a leading socially responsible microfinance investment manager by publishing its Social Performance Objectives for 2013-14.
With the release of BOSCO 2.0, BlueOrchard has further strengthened its credit scoring and rating process.
BlueOrchard, together with Incofin IM and Oikocredit, has published the results of a year-long research project conducted in cooperation with the Cambodian Institute of Development Study (CIDS) and eight of the leading microfinance institutions in Cambodia Final Report (Full Version) / Final Report
Swiss microfinance investment pioneer BlueOrchard announced today that OFI Group, one of the major French investment managers, bought a 10 percent minority stake in the company.