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Press release: Invethos and Symbiotics partner up through enhanced Emerging Impact Bond Fund

Monday 30th, November 2020

Invethos, a sustainable wealth manager, and Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, have established a partnership through the enhanced Emerging Impact Bond Fund (EIBF). Since Symbiotics launched the fund in 2015, EIBF has built a five-year track record investing predomi

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Press release: Symbiotics launches first AMD 5,283,232,000 (USD 10,700,000) Sustainability Bond with ARMECONOMBANK OJSC in Armenia

Monday 30th, November 2020

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged its first Sustainability Bond, that is also the first such bond in Armenia, by raising AMD 5,283,232,000 (USD 10,700,000) in local currency for ARMECONOMBANK OJSC (“AEB”).

This bond is issued via Symbiotics’ s

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Press release: Ameriabank raises Tier 2 Capital from Symbiotics

Friday 27th, November 2020

Symbiotics has entered into a long-term subordinated loan agreement with Ameriabank for USD 15 million, with possible increase of up to USD 25 million. The funds qualify as Bank Tier 2 capital instrument under Basel III framework and are aimed at strengthening the overall capital position of the Ban

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CGAP and Symbiotics partner to monitor COVID-19’s impact on Microfinance

Tuesday 17th, November 2020

CGAP and Symbiotics launched a partnership to track and analyze the performance of hundreds of microfinance institutions (MFIs) across the world over the next six months, in an ongoing effort to shed light on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the microfinance sector.

The COVID-19 pandemic ha

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Press release: Private asset impact fund ecosystem worth over USD 30 billion – PAIF Report 2020

Thursday 29th, October 2020

Symbiotics publishes its inaugural global impact fund survey, merging its historical microfinance investment vehicle survey, started with the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) in 2007, and its private debt impact fund survey, started with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) in 2018

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Press release: Symbiotics launches USD 17.14 million (INR 1,260,000,000) Bond to finance Indian C&I Solar developer Fourth Partner Energy Limited

Wednesday 16th, September 2020

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged its first bond, the proceeds of which are solely used to finance renewable energy projects. It raised USD 17.14 million (INR 1,260,000,000) for Fourth Partner Energy Limited (“Fourth Partner Energy”), a commercial

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Press release: Symbiotics appoints Théodore Economou as head of Asset Management

Tuesday 1st, September 2020

Symbiotics SA, the leading market access platform in impact investing, today announced the appointment of Théodore Economou to the position of head of Asset Management. Théodore will lead a consolidated asset management function within Symbiotics that will regroup client management, product manage

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Press release: Symbiotics launches USD 6.75 million (INR 506,250,000) Social Bond with Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited in India

Thursday 27th, August 2020

Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged a Social Bond, raising USD 6.75 million in local currency (INR 506,250,000) for Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited (“Samunnati”), a non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India.

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Press Release: Symbiotics launches first USD 10.25 million Social Bond with Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito ABACO in Peru

Tuesday 4th, August 2020

Geneva, August 4, 2020 – Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged its first Social Bond, raising USD 10.25 million (PEN 36.1 million) for Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito ABACO (“ABACO”), a credit institution in Peru.

This bond is issued via Symbiot

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Press Release: Symbiotics expands its Flagship Industry Survey – From Microfinance Funds to Private Asset Impact Funds

Tuesday 30th, June 2020

Geneva, June 30, 2020 – Building on 15 years of track record in collecting and reporting data on the financial and social performance of Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIVs), Symbiotics is broadening its fund research expertise with a new survey on Private Asset Impact Funds (PAIF Survey). Tar

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Press Release: Symbiotics launches first USD 7.75 million Green Bond with Pan Asia Banking Corporation

Tuesday 16th, June 2020

Geneva, June 16, 2020 – Symbiotics, the leading market access platform for impact investing, has arranged its first Green Bond, raising USD 7.75 million (LKR 1.42 billion) for Pan Asia Banking Corporation, a prominent commercial bank in Sri Lanka. The main investor in the bond is SEB, the major N

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Press Release: FINCA Bank Georgia Expands Lending to MSME with 15 million GEL injection from Symbiotics

Wednesday 3rd, June 2020

Tbilisi, June 3, 2020 – Today, a new agreement for the senior debt was signed between Symbiotics and FINCA Bank Georgia by which Symbiotics injects 15 million GEL to further support MSME lending programs of FINCA Bank Georgia.

“It is very important for FINCA Bank Georgia that partnership with

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Press Release: Symbiotics and High Impact Capital Advisors (HICA) announce new USD 8.9 million loan agreement for CD Finance

Friday 15th, May 2020

Geneva, 15 May 2020 – Symbiotics, with the support of High Impact Capital Advisors (HICA) has raised CNY 63,000,000 (approx. USD 8,900,000) for CD Finance, a Chinese microfinance company focused on empowering the rural economy and the development of underserved groups, thereby alleviating poverty.

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New report: SME Finance Loans for Growth Impact Report 2019

Thursday 16th, April 2020

We are pleased to provide you with the SME Finance Loans for Growth Impact Report 2019.

This report is the third of a unique study assessing whether, by enabling small and medium enterprise (SME) lending, the Loans for Growth (LFG) impact fund fosters job creation, employment and entrepreneurship

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Press Release: ASN Bank invests USD 16.2 million in the Regional MSME Investment Fund for Sub-Saharan Africa (REGMIFA)

Wednesday 5th, February 2020

Geneva, 5 February 2020 – Netherlands-based ASN Bank has invested USD 16.2 million debt in the REGMIFA Fund to foster development in Sub-Saharan Africa through employment creation, income generation and poverty alleviation. With ASN Bank the first private investor is joining REGMIFA that endorses

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