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Dexia Micro Credit Fund (BlueOrchard)

Wednesday, June 20, 2007
A commercial investment fund designed to refinance microfinance institutions specialised in financial services to small companies in emerging markets; targets returns of US 6 month LIBOR +/- 1-2%.

A SQUARE :: 20Jun07 Dexia Micro Credit Fund (BlueOrchard)
Category Micro Finance
Faculty Jean-Philippe de Schrevel
Expertise Microfinance
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
• According to research many microfinance institutions (MFIs) report historical repayment levels on loans of 97% or more
• BlueOrchard specialises in the selection of the microfinance institutions via its well established network of contacts in socio- economic, developmental and promoting organisations
• BlueOrchard's evaluation serves as a basis for the investment decisions taken by Dexia’s financing committee
It is active in 25 developing countries in Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe, and finances 60 institutions, which serve over one million micro-entrepreneurs
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