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Symbiotics to manage an impact private debt mandate for Pensioenfonds Detailhandel

Tuesday 5th, April 2022

Symbiotics has been selected by Pensioenfonds Detailhandel, the pension fund for the Dutch retail sector, to manage a EUR 100 million mandate investing in emerging markets private debt.

The portfolio will invest in small and medium enterprises and through microfinance in themes such as climate an

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Symbiotics wins Environmental Finance Bond Award for Innovation for the second time

Thursday 31st, March 2022

The Green Bond Symbiotics structured in July 2021 for Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services (Samunnati) in India has won the 2022 Environmental Finance Award for innovation in the bond structure (green bond) category.

“We are proud to have won a second consecutive innovation green b

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Symbiotics Capacity Building deploys for REGMIFA TA Facility a SME finance project in “Compact with Africa” countries with funding from KfW

Thursday 10th, February 2022

Through Symbiotics Association for Sustainable Development (SASD), Symbiotics Capacity Building is committed to reinforcing financial institutions in emerging markets. It has gathered over USD 18 million in donor funding for deploying over 140 technical assistance projects, ranging from governance,

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Symbiotics extends its offering of impact investment solutions in the European Union

Thursday 27th, January 2022

Symbiotics France, a subsidiary of Symbiotics, the Swiss-based leading market access platform for impact investing, in mid-year 2021 started operating as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM), after obtaining the authorization of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in 2020.

This d

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Symbiotics opens new offices in Armenia and India

Tuesday 25th, January 2022

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, announces the opening of offices in Yerevan, Armenia and Delhi, India.

Alexandr Fando, Regional Manager for the Caucasus & Central Asia region, heads the Symbiotics office in Yerevan. Symbiotics has been present in the regio

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Symbiotics launches USD 6.5 million Social Bond in Ecuador with Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fernando Daquilema

Thursday 13th, January 2022

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 6.5 million Social Bond for Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fernando Daquilema (“Daquilema”).

With the issuance of this Social Bond, Daquilema reinforces its commitment to serve indigenous communities pro

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Symbiotics launches USD 10 million Social Bond with Hamkorbank from Uzbekistan

Thursday 13th, January 2022

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 10 million Social Bond for Hamkorbank.

Founded in 1991 by local entrepreneurs, Hamkorbank’s mission is to provide high-quality services via its technologically advanced banking products and over 200 service

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Symbiotics launches USD 14 million Social Bond in Ecuador with Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito de la Pequeña Empresa de Cotopaxi “Cacpeco”

Thursday 6th, January 2022

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 14 million Social Bond for Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito de la Pequeña Empresa de Cotopaxi (“Cacpeco”).

Providing financing to underserved people and communities has been the core of Cacpeco’s contri

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Symbiotics launches USD 15 million Green Bond for Greenlight Planet

Thursday 16th, December 2021

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 15 million Green Bond for Greenlight Planet Inc. (“Greenlight Planet”).

This represents a landmark transaction for the leading provider of off-grid solar home energy solutions across markets on the Asian a

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Symbiotics launches USD 6.75 million Sustainability Bond in Armenia with ACBA Bank OJSC

Tuesday 2nd, November 2021

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 6.75 million Sustainability Bond for ACBA Bank OJSC (“ACBA”).

This represents a landmark transaction for the only cooperative bank present in Armenia. ACBA has committed to use the proceeds of the Sustaina

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Option Finance – Private debt is catching up on ESG, an interview to David Grimaud, Symbiotics Head of Asset Management

Thursday 28th, October 2021

Source: Option Finance (in French)

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Allnews.ch – Impact Debt in Emerging Markets, an interview with Roland Dominicé, CEO Symbiotics

Monday 25th, October 2021

Source: Allnews (in French)

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SDGs are the common language to understand impact investing

Monday 18th, October 2021

Source: Sustainable Finance Geneva (SFG)

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Report – Impact of Covid-19 on the microfinance sector: focus on the Caucasus region

Monday 4th, October 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting every industry in the world, including the microfinance sector, Symbiotics and CGAP have partnered to publish a series of briefs that explore how Covid-19 has affected the microfinance sector based on Symbiotics’ data and our analysts’ expertise. Four briefs that

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Press release: Symbiotics arranges two Green Bonds in Vietnam with EVNFinance for USD 6.25 million and VND 234 billion respectively

Thursday 26th, August 2021

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a USD 6.25 million and VND 234 billion (USD 10.1 million) Green Bonds for EVNFinance.

EVNFinance, a Vietnamese non-bank Financial Institution regulated by the State Bank of Vietnam and listed on the UPCoM Stock exch

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