Organisation

BlueOrchard (BOF)

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Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
BlueOrchard Finance Ltd.
Founding year: 
2001
Country: 
Switzerland
Total number of staff: 
60
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
60
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Financial institution, Fund management company
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Maria Teresa Zappia
Address: 
9 rue du Commerce,
1204
Geneva
Switzerland
Phone: 
+41 22 596 4795
Organisation summary
Mission: 

BlueOrchard Finance is a globally leading impact investment manager, specialized in fostering inclusive finance and sustainable growth. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001 by initiative of the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments worldwide. To this day, the company has invested over USD 3bn in institutions across 60 emerging and frontier markets, providing access to financial and other services to over 25 million individuals at the bottom of the pyramid. BlueOrchard-managed funds drive attractive double-bottom line returns to private and institutional investors, supranational institutions as well as renowned foundations. BlueOrchard Finance Ltd is an asset manager licensed by the FINMA and its Luxembourg entity is a licensed alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) by CSSF.

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
  • Subsidies / donations in money
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. networking/ donor / coordination)
Countries of intervention: 
Programmes open to all regions.
Areas of intervention: