Switzerland

“First emerging market ‘impact’ trust targets $150 million” – Investment Trust Insider – May 2, 2017

On May 2, 2017 Investment Trust Insider reported that next month the UK’s first impact investment trust plans to launch its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange to raise $150 million. According to the article, “(t)he Impact Investment Trust will hold 10 to 15 locally managed private equity investment funds looking to […]

“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 […]