In the second quarter, we saw the continuous effects of the coronavirus on markets with global GDP expected to decline -5.2% in 2020. On a positive note, we’ve seen a rebound in risk assets and an increase of optimism due to ease of lockdowns, medical developments, and stimulus measures. While the
In this market update video, Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard talks about the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak for impact investments and what we can expect looking ahead to next quarter.
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #EachforEqual, so we asked some of our people what equality means to them and how they are helping to contribute to a more equal society. Thanks to Milka Maina, Martin Gahr, Njeri Ng’ang’a, Peter Fanconi, Nino Pataraia, L
Philipp Müller, Head of Investment Solutions at BlueOrchard talks about the latest developments in the Emerging Markets and our outlook for the coming year.
Watch the video in which Patrick talks about the creation of BlueOrchard, explains what microfinance and impact investing are and explains why he thinks the partnership with Schroders will be successful.
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, and our Chief Investment Officer, Maria Teresa Zappia, share their view on key developments and trends in emerging markets and provide insights on the expansion of our women empowerment fund JAWEF.
Effective agriculture management requires high quality data, which is often unavailable especially in emerging markets. Our partner company Agritask specialises in providing solutions to help farmers as well as agriculture insurers take more precise decisions. We spoke to the CEO of Agritask, Ofir A
In the face of the recently held UN Climate Action Summit in New York, BlueOrchard is proud to contribute to the discussion on how to increase private sector engagement in climate financing with our latest BlueOrchard Academy study “Rethinking Climate Finance”. In this video, the authors of the
SRF interview with BlueOrchard’s CIO, Maria Teresa Zappia, on Microfinance in Emerging and Frontier Markets
In an interview with SRF’s Patrizia Laeri, Maria Teresa Zappia talks about microfinance in emerging and frontier markets and the role of female micro-entrepreneurs.
BlueOrchard’s CEO, Patrick Scheurle, on the firm’s activities and investors’ growing demand for impact investments
In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland’s Olivia Chang, Patrick Scheurle talks about BlueOrchard’s partnership with Schroders, the firm’s activities in the areas of microfinance and impact investing, and the growing demand from investors for impact investments.
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, and our Senior Investment Officer from Nairobi, Njeri Kirumbi, share their view on key developments and trends in emerging markets.
What is it like to work at BlueOrchard? Four of our colleagues from various departments share their motivations and experience working at BlueOrchard. If you are looking for an opportunity to make an impact, please have a look at our current openings: https://www.blueorchard.com/about-us/careers/ #
BlueOrchard’s Head of Investment Solutions, Philipp Müller, discusses the emerging markets impact investment environment in the past year and shares his views for 2019.
We are happy to share the aftermovie of the BlueOrchard Impact Summit 2018 where over 120 thought leaders from around the world gathered to discuss how impact investing can contribute to solving global challenges and close the SDG investment gap.Read more about the BlueOrchard Impact Summit here.
BlueOrchard has become the only emerging-market fund bigger than $1 billion to register a positive return this year, thanks to the investment strategy of money manager Sebastien Juhen. Bloomberg’s Jason Kelly reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”
BlueOrchard’s Peter Fanconi on the future of Impact Investing and fighting poverty on a global scale
Peter Fanconi travels between two worlds: He is the chairman of both BlueOrchard, a company that specializes in impact investing, and of the Graubundner Kantonalbank. In an interview with CNNMoney Switzerland, he talks about his career as a banker and the challenges of impact investing.
Watch the highlights of our latest Breakfast Event in Zurich and learn more about BlueOrchard and Impact Investing through the eyes of our partners.
Der Finanzfachmann Peter Fanconi spricht im Interview mit finews.ch-TV über die Ziele der Beteiligungsstrategie der Graubündner Kantonalbank und Immobilien-Investments in Georgien.
Mit der Vergabe von Mikrokrediten sollen neben den Renditeerwartungen auch soziale und ökologische Ziele erfüllt werden. Die Risiken seien sogar tiefer einzuschätzen als in der klassischen Investment-Welt, sagt BlueOrchard-VR-Präsident im Videointerview.
Peter Fanconi shares his experiences fostering financial inclusion. Asking the question, “how can we include the excluded?” he takes us through the workings and outcomes of microfinance. The positive impact of investing over $3 billion in more than 60 emerging and frontier markets is staggering.