Mon, Oct 20, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

A SQUARE 05 Aug 2011

Friday, August 05, 2011
Featuring: The first microfinance funds that invests in local currencies and empirical research on systematic risk in microfinance.

A SQUARE :: 05Aug11 A SQUARE 05 Aug 2011
Category Credit
Author Florian Guldner
Introducing the new Vision Microfinance Local Currency Fund which awards loans to Microfinance Institutions in their local currency, offering investors bond-like emerging market exposure within a microfinance investment vehicle.



Additionally we present post-crisis empirical research suggesting that the systematic risk in microfinance is underestimated and changed significantly after the crisis.

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 Credit

[30Nov12] [Credit] Microfinance investment vehicles
State of the industry 2012 and asset class analysis

Download

[20Jan12] [Credit] A SQUARE 20 Jan 2012
The latest developments in the microfinance industry

Download

[19Sep11] [Credit] A SQUARE 19 Sep 2011
Third-party litigation funding in the U.K. - the Axiom Legal Financing Fund

Download

[17Jun11] [Credit] A SQUARE 17 Jun 2011
Risk, return and diversification benefits of microfinance equity investment

Download

[25Feb11] [Credit] A SQUARE 25 Feb 2011
Asset-based lending within the art world

Download

[25Nov10] [Credit] A SQUARE 25 Nov 2010
Trends and developments in microfinance investments

Download

[15Apr10] [Credit] Microfinance investment vehicles: Due diligence and risk/return analysis
Analyzing microfinance investment vehicles

Download

[06Nov09] [Credit] A SQUARE: Micro-Finance
The risks of investing in micro-finance vehicles

Download

[23Jan09] [Credit] The Opportunity Set
The credit crisis presents investment opportunities at the top end of the capital structure especially within distressed credit, leveraged loans, capital structure arbitrage, direct lending

Download

[16Jan09] [Carbon Credits] EU Carbon Allowances Fund
The EUA futures contracts invested in will expire in December of years 2009 through 2012

Download

[11Dec08] [Carbon Credits] Insights on trading carbon credits post 2012
On the supply side, the Kyoto protocol will not expire (just the binding emission caps for developed nations are slated to expire) and hence the ...

Download

[28Aug08] [Credit] A Special Situation Fund (Emerging Market Focus)
The market for emerging market credits continues to be inefficient

Download

[17Jul08] [Carbon Credits] A fund that deploys capital to develop portfolio environmental and renewable energy assets
One of the largest buyers of carbon compliance instruments created by projects

Download

[12Mar08] [Carbon Credits and Forest Certification] Expertise on whether carbon could become the biggest of any derivative product over the next 4-5 years?
"...carbon would be the most valuable commodity traded on global markets within a decade."

Download

[06Nov07] [Carbon Credits] A carbon credits fund
Fund offers exposure to CO2 emission credits using both arbitrage and directional strategies

Download

[17Oct07] [Credit] CDS Indices, strategies that have performed during the sub-prime crisis...
Part II - Expertise with Ernesto Prado

Download

[11Oct07] [Credit] Where in the credit cycle are we?... with Ernesto Prado
What is sure is that we have thus far, witnessed the technical deterioration.

Download

Banner

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. Opalesque Roundtable: Where are all the good ESG hedge funds?[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: What are the benefits of sustainable investing? Many pension funds look to focus on that angle to reflect their company’s good governance, but face many challenges while doing that. A portfolio manager at Univest, a large Dutch pension fund, discusses this is

  2. Bill Gross gives his first investment outlook for Janus fund[more]

    Bill Gross strikes a gloomy tone in his first note to investors at his new gig at Janus Capital. Bill Gross, the renowned bond fund manger, struck a pessimistic chord in his first note to investors at his new gig at Janus Capital. His notes, usually full of silly commentary and upbeat advice, took a

  3. Investing - Big investors move to shore up Fannie, Freddie trade, Two hedge funds eye $1bn support to Sahara to secure Subrata Roy's release[more]

    Big investors move to shore up Fannie, Freddie trade From Forbes.com: Two of the nation’s most prominent investors who have been leading the charge to make a big score out of the shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac moved on Friday to shore up shares of the mortgage giants that plunged r

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: What's next for trend followers?[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: New research out from Ibbotson touches on a key debate happening among investors and fund managers, specifically whether long term trend followers can survive in the new

  5. Swiss insurance investment manager opens office in insurance traders' Mecca; London[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Twelve Capital, a swiss manager focused on insurance related investments, was authorised by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a MiFID investment firm on October 1st and opened its new London office. "In an effort to enhance its investment