Finance

“Exchange in Focus: JSE lists first Social Bonds on its Sustainability Segment” – SSE Initiative – March 29, 2021

On March 29, 2021, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative reported that “(t)he Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) welcomes the first listed Social Bonds in South Africa to its Sustainability Segment. The four social bonds valued at R609 million are listed by TUHF Limited (“TUHF”) in partnership with Standard Bank through a securitisation vehicle, Urban […]

“Temasek commits $500 million for a stake in LeapFrog Investments” – ImpactAlpha – March 10, 2021

On Mach 10, 2021 ImpactAlpha reported that “Singapore’s state-backed investment arm Temasek will become part-owner in LeapFrog Investments and anchor its future funds. The commitment pushes the pioneering emerging markets impact investing firm’s capital raised past $2 billion. The investment is a ‘a trajectory-changing moment” for impact investing, LeapFrog’s Andy Kuper told ImpactAlpha. “We have confirmed that […]