Impact Investing

“BlackRock launches ‘impact’ EM bond fund” – Funds Global Asia – July 20, 2021

On July 20, 2021 Funds Global Asia reported that “BlackRock has launched an actively managed ‘impact’ bond fund focused on emerging markets – BlackRock’s first product of this type and one of the first in the market, according to the firm. The Emerging Markets Impact Bond Fund will try to deliver a measurable social and environmental impact, […]

“IFU and Symbiotics provide USD 22.5 million in financing to develop financial inclusion in Africa through a multi-currency bond” – Symbiotics – April 27, 2021

In a press release distributed on April 27, 2021 Symbiotics reported that the “Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) established by the Danish Government has partnered with Symbiotics to provide debt financing to between 15 and 20 financial institutions in Africa through a multi-currency impact bond. The main impact objective of this investment is to […]