“Schroders eyes impact investing expansion with BlueOrchard deal” – The Trade – July 29, 2019

On July 29, 2019 The Trade reported that “UK asset manager Schroders has made a move to bolster its sustainable investing and emerging market capabilities, having agreed to acquire to majority stake in BlueOrchard.

Swiss impact investor BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 and has around $3.5 billion in assets under management. It claims to be the world’s first commercial manager of microfinance debt instruments, and also provides investment services across credit, private equity and sustainable infrastructure.

Schroders said in a statement that the acquisition will help to better serve clients who are increasingly seeking environmental, social and governance (ESG)-based investment strategies, while accelerating the growth of its private debt and private equity investments in emerging and frontier markets.”

You may read the article on The Trade internet site.