Wed, Sep 17, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

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
Download this research The many benefits of an A SQUARE subscription Recommend to a friend

<< A SQUARE archive sorted by date    << A SQUARE archive sorted by category

 Article link
More research related to Micro Finance

[15Apr08] [Micro Finance] A fund that has a "secured loan" structure in place
Heterogeneous loan profile - (remote/no correlation to financial markets)

Download

[24Oct07] [Micro Finance] Fund in the offing - a niche segment within microfinance
Irrespective of gender - borrowers of microfinance demonstrate better credit worthiness.

Download

[20Mar07] [Micro Finance] Insights on global micro finance
More on microfinance

Download

[16Jan07] [Micro Finance] Responsability

Download

[16Jan07] [Micro Finance] Special Purpose Investing

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Fund managers, bullish on Europe, anticipate monetary policy separation of Fed and ECB[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: At least 202 fund managers with $556bn of assets under management said that while the European Central Bank (ECB) has eased its monetary policy that sent sentiments towards Europe to pick up, the Fed is expected to hike its rate in the spring of 2015. Investor

  2. Investors looking at other sources for hedge fund-like returns[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Investors who are always on the lookout for higher gains are looking at alternative sources of income, particularly exchange-traded fund industry that generates hedge fund-like returns, according to

  3. SEC charges 19 investment firms and one trader for breach of Rule 105[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started a push to enhance the enforcement of Rule 105 of Regulation M last year to uncover hedge funds and private equity firms that have illegally participated in an offering of a stock after short selling it duri

  4. News Briefs - Limited partners of investment managers may be subject to self-employment taxes, Just one week left until NYC's Rocktoberfest[more]

    Limited partners of investment managers may be subject to self-employment taxes On September 5, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Chief Counsel Advice 201436049, concluding that members of an investment manager were subject to self-employment taxes with respect to their e

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Old Hill Partners launches specialty finance fund[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Asset-backed lending is starting to heat up again after a prolonged credit squeeze. The Financial Times reports that a record £18.9bn was borrowed from asset-based lenders in the three months to the end of June. Much of this lending is driven by advanc