“Symbiotics 11th edition MIV Survey reports 10.4% annual growth of global microfinance funds” – Symbiotics – September 26, 2017

On September 26, 2017 Symbiotics announced the publication of the 11th annual edition of the Symbiotics Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIV) Survey.  According to Symbiotics, “(t)his unique study provides asset managers, investors and academia alike with the latest information of most of the world’s microfinance fund activity in emerging markets. This year’s key findings include: Continuous […]

“First emerging market ‘impact’ trust targets $150 million” – Investment Trust Insider – May 2, 2017

On May 2, 2017 Investment Trust Insider reported that next month the UK’s first impact investment trust plans to launch its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange to raise $150 million. According to the article, “(t)he Impact Investment Trust will hold 10 to 15 locally managed private equity investment funds looking to […]