Impact Investing

“Impact investment a flight to safety while doing good” – The Asset ESG Forum – August 15, 2019

On August 15, 2019 The Asset reported that “(g)lobal asset management firm Schroders has recently acquired a majority stake in Zurich-based impact investor BlueOrchard. Established in 2001, BlueOrchard is a major impact investment manager that focuses on inclusive and climate-smart growth, while providing attractive returns for investors. To date, the firm has deployed in excess […]

“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 […]