“Symbiotics and UBS launch a new impact investing fund, with the support of the Swiss government” – Symbiotics – October 4, 2016

On October 4, 2016 Symbiotics announced the successful closing of the SME Finance – Loans for Growth Fund.  According to a press release, it is “a fully subscribed USD 50 million investment product offered by UBS to its impact investor base. The 4-year closed-end structure aims to provide loans to SME finance institutions in emerging and […]

“CG Watch 2016 – Ecosystems matter: Asia’s path to better home-grown governance” – CLSA – September 29, 2016

On September 29, 2016 CLSA Limited (CLSA), the Asian brokerage and investment group and the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) released Corporate Governance (CG) Watch 2016.  This is the eighth report co-published by the two institutions since 2003; it rates 12 Asia-Pacific markets and 1,047 companies. Australia was included in this year’s report for the first […]