“First Microfinance CLO Since 2007 Sold by Swiss Impact Investor”– BloombergQunit – July 30, 2019

On July 30, 2019 Bloomberg reported that “(im)pact investor responsAbility Investments AG sold a $175 million so-called microfinance collateralized loan obligation earlier this month with the help of JPMorgan Chase & Co., reviving a type of financing for emerging-market entrepreneurs and small businesses that last saw the light of day in 2007. The proceeds of […]

“Schroders eyes impact investing expansion with BlueOrchard deal” – The Trade – July 29, 2019

On July 29, 2019 The Trade reported that “UK asset manager Schroders has made a move to bolster its sustainable investing and emerging market capabilities, having agreed to acquire to majority stake in BlueOrchard. Swiss impact investor BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 and has around $3.5 billion in assets under management. It claims to be […]