Microfinance

“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 […]

“Mexico Proves Bill & Melinda Right on Gender Data” – Center for Global Development – February 27, 2019

On February 27, 2019 the Center for Global Development published an article describing how gender-specific data enhances the ability of governments and financial institutions to promote inclusion.  The blog post originally appeared in Spanish on the Inter-American Development Bank internet site. “In their recently released 2019 annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates argue that data can be […]