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From Lagos to Geneva, microfinance fights against the coronavirus

Tuesday 2nd, June 2020

Source: Tribune de Genève (in French)

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Swissinfo.ch – How Swiss investors are reacting to climate activism

Tuesday 22nd, October 2019

Source: swissinfo.ch (in English)

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Agefi Hebdo – Are you facing difficulties entering microfinance? This article in L’AGEFI explains how Plumseeds works

Friday 11th, October 2019

Source: L’Agefi (in French)

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Allnews.ch – Interview of our CEO Roland Dominicé on the key trends and challenges ahead of our development finance industry

Friday 11th, October 2019

Source: Allnews (in French)

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market.ch – Voices of the actors of impact finance are heard in Bern

Monday 7th, October 2019

Source: Market (in French)

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Agefi.com – The impact of diversification in the cycle of sustainable finance

Saturday 5th, October 2019

Source: Agefi (in French)

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Opalesque.com – IFC adds signatories to its principles for impact investing

Monday 30th, September 2019

Source: Opalesque (in English)

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The Nigerian startup scene – local talent with an international boost

Monday 19th, November 2018

Among the 141 startups selected by the American accelerator Y Combinator, which served as a stepping stone for AirBnB and Dropbox, two companies stand out: Kobo360, a Uber-style logistics application connecting truckers and retailers, and CowryWise, a digital savings platform. Not only are they the

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Series of articles on sustainable finance

Monday 27th, August 2018

Series of articles on sustainable finance published by Le Temps.

The first article presents ten key Swiss personalities of our industry.
Les 10 stars suisses de la finance durable

The second article explains how Geneva wants to increase its visibility as a leader in sustainable investments.

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Affordable private education gaining traction in impact finance space

Wednesday 22nd, August 2018

Over the last decade, low-cost private schools have mushroomed across urban and rural areas in various countries such as India, Kenya or the Dominican Republic. These schools, founded and operated by independent local entrepreneurs, serve a large population of working poor and lower income families

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Impact investing continues to increasingly appeal to Millennials

Wednesday 27th, June 2018

Interview of Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Clients Division, Symbiotics, asked about the company’s growth thanks to increasing interest in impact investing from Millennials and Asian investors.

Source: Market (in French)

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Paraguay taking the lead in mobile financial services in LATAM

Thursday 3rd, May 2018

An e-wallet launched in 2008, which allows to transfer e-money via SMS, has reached a market coverage similar to that of the traditional financial system.

Source: Le Temps (in French)

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2018 – a pivotal year for financial inclusion in emerging markets

Monday 19th, March 2018

An article by David Grimaud, Head of Asset Allocation, Symbiotics SA.

In emerging countries, 2018 should be marked by wide monetary policy disparity but a common desire to accelerate economic reforms, especially those aimed at accelerating financial inclusion.

Source: investir.ch (article in F

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Millions for new jobs

Friday 16th, March 2018

Impact investing means investing money in a way that has a positive social impact. Just how much time and expertise this requires is demonstrated by the example of a successful young company in Cape Town.

Source: NZZ (article in German)

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Development opportunities for investors and borrowers.

Thursday 18th, January 2018

This article written by Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Client Relations, Symbiotics, explains how microfinance loans offer development opportunities for investors and borrowers, and shows the extreme stability of their financial return.

Source: Schweizer Personalvorsorge / Prévoyance Professionne

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Rwanda is betting on innovation and blazing the trail on the African continent

Friday 1st, December 2017

This small East African country holds the second spot in sub-Saharan Africa in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 ranking. It is the economic model to follow for the rest of the continent.

Source: Le Temps (in French)

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Investment opportunities in Palestine

Monday 28th, August 2017

Despite obvious geopolitical constraints, Palestine is economically resilient thanks to its private sector, which is 90% composed of SMEs.

In Palestine, the barriers are not necessarily where they are expected to be. Investors do not encounter any real obstacles in reaching the occupied territori

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Côte d’Ivoire faces the challenge of inclusive growth

Tuesday 25th, April 2017

Côte d’Ivoire is attracting investors. Since the end of the 2010-2011 civil war, this West African country of 24 million inhabitants has shown impressive economic vigor, seemingly of the long-term variety: after registering between 8% and 9% growth over the period 2012-2015, Côte d’Ivoire is expec

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Microfinance is no longer a niche investment

Thursday 12th, January 2017

Since 2005, Symbiotics has published a detailed survey on microfinance funds. This report has become a reference in the industry allowing fund managers to benchmark their performances and the industry to observe its evolution.  In a recent interview with Le Temps, Symbiotics CEO, Roland Dominicé,

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The Bond market grows its impact

Tuesday 10th, January 2017

This past year, the impact bond market is expected to double compared to 2016 and is projected to reach 100 billion U.S. Dollars.
This upward trend is being stymied equally by bond emitters and investors.

Source: Sphère Magazine in French & German

 

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Institutionals drive the market

Wednesday 21st, December 2016

The total allocation by this investor type has grown from 500 million U.S. Dollars to 5 billion U.S. Dollars in the past 10 years.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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Extending access to credit to SMEs, microfinance’s next challenge

Wednesday 30th, November 2016

Interview with Daniel von Moltke, Symbiotics Director of Asset Management
Source: Market (French)

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Myanmar arrives on the financial inclusion map

Tuesday 25th, October 2016

Myanmar holds a potential that few emerging markets offer today.  Find out why this country has now piqued the interest of investors.
Source: Le Temps

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French

 

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Symbiotics and IntelleGrow launch India’s first SME pool program

Friday 30th, September 2016

Read India-based IntelleGrow’s recent press release on  a new and innovative SME debt pool program created in collaboration with Symbiotics. It will allow impact investors to invest in a group of impact-driven Indian SMEs.

Press release

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In Africa, microfinance at the service of solar energy

Tuesday 28th, June 2016

Solar energy’s contribution to a country’s overall energy output has long been marginal. That could soon change.
Source: Le Temps
English
French
 

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Sustainable investments are becoming a mainstream asset class

Monday 6th, June 2016

La fortune gérée en Suisse selon les principes de l’investissement durable approche 200 milliards de francs. La croissance est soutenue notamment par une prise de conscience accrue, et par la quête effrénée de rendements du fait de la répression financière.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Kenya and Bolivia: the differences between winners and losers when the price of oil falls

Monday 4th, April 2016

With their opposing exchange rate regimes, energy-exporting Bolivia and energy-importing Kenya have distinct risk profiles.
Source: Le Temps English
Français

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How two South Caucasus nations are confronting the regional recession

Monday 18th, January 2016

While Armenia sees its economic prospects hampered by its close links with Russia, Georgia is free to turn towards the West. However, despite its current economic problems, Russia remains the engine of the regional economy and it may not be a bad idea to keep close ties with this major economic pow

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Nigerians are finally starting to dream of a country with an effective administration

Monday 12th, October 2015

How is it that Africa’s largest oil-producing country has effectively managed to run out of fuel? This is precisely the question the world asked in May 2015 as Nigeria’s businesses faced crippling fuel shortages that threatened the economy.
Source: Le Temps English Français

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Betting on Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday 1st, October 2015

Authors: Daniel von Moltke & David Grimaud
Source: Banque et Finance – Asset Management Suisse 2015 
Misez sur l’Afrique sub-saharienne
Setzen Sie auf Subsahara-Afrika

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Africa appears to be a new vector of growth

Friday 18th, September 2015

Slowing down of private microfinance asset management.  Africa, the outsider, is drawing attention.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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How Ecuador is dealing with declining oil revenues

Monday 15th, June 2015

L’Equateur (le plus petit membre de l’OPEP) a récemment subi des pressions sur ses recettes fiscales causées par la chute du prix du brut amorcée aux troisième trimestre 2014.
Source: Le Temps English Français

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India’s SMEs grow their waste management role

Wednesday 25th, March 2015

With Prime Minister Modi’s Clean India campaign making global headlines, a company in India is creating impact by bringing professionalism to an unorganised waste management sector, thereby generating wealth and security for its valuable employees: the rag pickers.
Source: Le Temps English Franç

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The Flourishing Microfinance Market: Past, Present and Future

Wednesday 25th, March 2015

A conversation with Fabio Sofia, Head of Business Development, and John Staehli, Head of Marketing and Communication, Symbiotics
Global Trends

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Microfinance’s attractive potential

Wednesday 21st, January 2015

The sector is booming. Geneva-based Symbiotics celebrates ten years of success and intends to double its assets under management in the next three years.
Source: Bilan English Français

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In ten years, microfinance has gained credibility in the eyes of investors

Wednesday 21st, January 2015

Symbiotics, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has invested 2.2 billion francs for its clients. True to its social charter, the Geneva-based company plans to expand into other sectors
Source: Le Temps English Français

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Africa’s strong growth to continue with Senegal

Monday 1st, December 2014

L’émission de 500 millions de dollars en Eurobonds est un premier pas vers l’emergence de la république ouest-africaine.
Source: Le Temps English Français

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Investing in micro-credit

Thursday 18th, September 2014

Source: Ticino Management (Italian)

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Tajikistan could gain from the current crisis in Ukraine

Monday 1st, September 2014

The poorest former Soviet republic’s growth should be buttressed by agricultural exports towards Russia – a nice windfall at a time when remittances from migrants working in Russia are declining. In parallel, the mining, energy and finance sectors are attracting foreign investors.
Source: Le Temp

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Microfinance booms, and Switzerland is at the forefront

Saturday 30th, August 2014

Source: NZZ am Sonntag (German)

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Microfinance: Switzerland in pole position

Wednesday 27th, August 2014

Source: L’Agefi (French)

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Switzerland, leader in microfinance

Wednesday 27th, August 2014

Laut einer aktuellen Studie von Symbiotics wird ein ein Drittel aller Mikrofinanz-Investitionen weltweit in der Schweiz verwaltet.
Source: fondstrends.ch (German)

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Switzerland leader in microfinance investments

Wednesday 27th, August 2014

Source: finanzen.ch

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Switzerland, leader in microfinance

Monday 11th, August 2014

Der Schweizer Finanzplatz hat sich zu einem https://symbioticsgroup.com/news/schweiz-bei-mikrofinanz-anlagen-fuhrend Hub für Microfinance entwickelt. Doch für Kleinanleger ist diese Anlagekategorie schlecht zugänglich.
Source: Tages Anzeiger (German)

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The new entrepreneurs come from Africa

Monday 4th, August 2014

Sept des dix pays ayant la plus forte croissance sont africains et les pays fourmillent de projets. Le boom économique ne profite pas encore à la majorité. La transformation devra s’appuyer sur une finance inclusive.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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The financial revolution is underway in Africa

Friday 20th, June 2014

L’afrique est aujourd’hui fermement ancrée dans le camp de la croissance, après la stagnation des années 1980-2000. Reste qu’une certaine réticence trop répandue empêche encore les investisseurs de considérer sereinement, voire objectivement, les progrès réalisés. Comment capitali

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It’s time to invest in Africa

Thursday 12th, June 2014

Le continent, et particulièrement la région subsaharienne, devrait connaître de forts taux de croissance du PIB. Les conditions deviennent favorables aux investissements.
Source: Bilan francais

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The cradle of microfinance, Bolivia remains solid

Wednesday 16th, April 2014

What factors have contributed to the growth and sophistication of Bolivian microfinance? Well-managed microfinance institutions (MFI), borrowers using credit in a targeted manner, a good regulatory framework, and access to abundant domestic and international funding. This, despite the emergence o

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An economic boom is pushing Cambodians to demand a more just redistribution of the country’s wealth

Monday 10th, March 2014

Activists, particularly those from the textile industry, are demanding higher salaries. A first in country traditionally not inclined towards protests. Cambodia has seen 7% growth over the last 10 years.
Source: Le Temps english français

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Regulation helps clean up microfinance in India

Saturday 1st, March 2014

Govind Singh et son programme financent 300 000 femmes en Inde. Il se réjouit des règles mises en place ces dernières années pour encadrer son secteur d’activité
Source: Le Temps (available upon free registration)

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Proven performance in microfinance

Thursday 30th, January 2014

La microfinance a délivré une performance de plus de 40% en dix ans. Volatilité et correlation avec les autres classes d’actifs très faibles.
Source: L’agefi français

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Microfinance suffers from a lack of promotion from its clients

Thursday 30th, January 2014

Selon Symbiotics, les investissements durables sont prisés mais pas assez mis en avant par les établissements financiers
Source: Le Temps (available upon free registration)

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Microfinance – Stable – but not without risks

Monday 23rd, December 2013

Source: Neue Zurcher Zeitung German

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How Kyrgyzstan has become a cog in the wheel of globalization

Monday 16th, December 2013

The market in Dordoy has become a central element in ensuring Kyrgyz growth with the country’s accession to the WTO in 1998. In the future, the development of gold mining and domestic consumption should take over.
Source: Le Temps english français

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Cocoa instead of cocaine

Thursday 12th, December 2013

Source: Handelszeitung German

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Microfinance at the summit

Tuesday 8th, October 2013

Symbiotics. La société de microfinance connaît une croissance importante et renforce son leadership
Source: Indices – L’agefi français

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Microfinance continues its mutation

Monday 7th, October 2013

Comment s’offrir une exposition sur Equity Bank au Kenya? La microfinance permet désormais de s’exposer en direct au travers d’obligations listées.
Source: Indices – L’agefi français

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Zimbabwe makes its return on the emerging investments map

Wednesday 25th, September 2013

The adoption of the dollar has stabilized the country’s economy. With low inflation and strong growth, the country led by Robert Mugabe is starting to attract investors. Especially microfinance funds
Source: Le Temps English français

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Sustainable Finance gains in maturity

Monday 9th, September 2013

L’investissement socialement responsable élargit son audience. Reste que le soutien public est encore insuffisant pour que la Suisse puisse rivaliser avec des places comme Londres.
Source: L’Hebdo français

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Making an impact

Tuesday 20th, August 2013

With impact investments ranking high on fund managers’ and investors’ agendas, Anna Lyudvig finds that Africa offers promising investment opportunities in the microfinance space
Source: Africa Asset Management

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Banking is essential. Banks are not

Monday 19th, August 2013

Banking is essential, banks are not. Bill Gates said there are more than 15 years. And it is not the only one to think. Many experts see the traditional model of change so that its end is near … Even if it still holds the prophecy, a fact nevertheless remains clear banking sector banking is ess

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2013 MIV Survey report: Market data and peer Group analysis

Monday 29th, July 2013

Symbiotics SA has conducted the seventh annual survey of microfinance investment vehicles (MIVs) which draws on survey responses from 84 MIVs representing approximately 93 percent of the global MIV market asset base. This paper presents an analysis of the financial and social performance of the micr

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The role of microfinance in a portfolio

Wednesday 24th, July 2013

Kleinstkredite in Schwellen- und Entwicklungsländern sind als Anlagethema relevant – Investment-Strategien und Produkte werden differenzierter
 
Source: Finanz und Witschaft German

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The Deployment of Microfinance Investments

Wednesday 24th, July 2013

Les fonds actions ont doublé leurs prises de participation dans des institutions locales en 2012. Marché en croissance de 19%

 
Source: L’Agefi français

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Symbiotics publishes 2013 MIV Survey

Wednesday 24th, July 2013

Symbiotics 2013 MIV survey, published on July 24, 2013, confirms diversification and growth in the microfinance investment sector.
Source: Emerging Markets ESG

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Engagement and performance at the heart of exchanges

Monday 10th, June 2013

La quatrième édition du Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investment (GFSI) renouvelle l’intérêt pour le secteur.
Source: L’Agefi français

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Microfinance in Africa: opportunities for social Entrepreneurs

Saturday 18th, May 2013

It is undeniable that there is a large untapped microfinance market in Africa today, although constraints remain numerous. Africa, with an average loan size estimated in 2011 at USD 475, is well above the average portfolio yield of the Symbiotics worldwide microfinance index. Despite this high

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Microfinance, an indispensable tool to capturing growth in emerging countries

Wednesday 15th, May 2013

Le FMI parle de plus de 70% de la création de richesse provenant de pays comme l’Inde, la Chine, le Nigeria ou le Pérou d’ici quelques années. Il prévoit même que le PNB cumulé des pays émergents pourrait dépasser celui des pays développés d’ici 2014 déjà. La preuve qu’il faud

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The logical progression in development

Monday 6th, May 2013

Le spécialiste genevois de la microfinance a reçu l’agrément de la Finma en tant que gestionnaire de placements collectifs

Source: L’Agefi français

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Small loans raise big expectations

Wednesday 16th, January 2013

La société Symbiotics vient d’accorder un prêt de 10 millions de dollars à AccessBank. La première banque de microfinance d’Azerbaïdjan a reçu cette somme le 20 novembre, via la plateforme de fonds d’obligations MSME de Symbiotics.
Source: Finanz und Wirtschaft German

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Symbiotics loans 10 Million to AccessBank

Monday 3rd, December 2012

La société Symbiotics vient d’accorder un prêt de 10 millions de dollars à AccessBank. La première banque de microfinance d’Azerbaïdjan a reçu cette somme le 20 novembre, via la plateforme de fonds d’obligations MSME de Symbiotics.
Source: L’Agefi français

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Institutionals want to measure the impact of their investments

Monday 15th, October 2012

IMPACT FINANCE. La société de gestion genevoise Symbiotics s’allie avec le britannique Oxfam et la Ville de Londres.
Source: L’Agefi Français

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Oxfam turns investor with Mongolian loan

Tuesday 9th, October 2012

British anti-poverty charity Oxfam has made its first venture into corporate finance with a £1m loan to a Mongolian machinery and equipment leasing company.
Source: The Financial Times

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If Oxfam did hedge funds

Monday 8th, October 2012

Meet the most improbable new entrant to the financial services arena this year: Oxfam.

 
Source: Private Equity International

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Microfinance helds eradicate poverty (TV interview)

Friday 14th, September 2012

Daniel Schriber, Director at Symbiotics, joins Dukascopy TV journalist Navjeet Grewal to discuss how since microfinance has evolved it has become a useful tool helping to eradicate poverty. Daniel tells viewers how microfinance is a big help to lower income households in developing countries where f

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A New multi-strategy approach

Wednesday 18th, July 2012

Symbiotics et la banque Gonet & Cie s’associent pour lancer le fonds de fonds Symbiotics Emerging Sustainable Funds
Source: L’Agefi Français

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Five Questions about Microfinance

Monday 2nd, July 2012

Special Interview with Roland Dominicé CEO Symbiotics
Source: Emerging Markets ESG

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Sustainable Finance: from a Niche Market to Global Impact Issues

Monday 11th, June 2012

La troisième édition du Geneva Forum for Sustainable Investors s’est concentrée sur les institutionnels.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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From Microfinance to Impact Investment, New Investment Themes

Thursday 7th, June 2012

Que de chemin parcouru en un peu plus de 10 ans.
Source: Invest’news (français)

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Central Asia continues to be the most favorable region for microfinance

Thursday 3rd, May 2012

Source: Le Temps (French)

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Financing SMEs in emerging markets

Wednesday 28th, March 2012

Interview of Daniel Schriber, Director Symbiotics Research & Advisory
Source: Bilan (French)
 

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The Funds show an average yearly return of 4.2%

Thursday 9th, February 2012

Les fonds suisses de microfinance dégagent un rendement moyen de 4,2% par an Depuis la crise financière, les écarts de rendement se creusent entre les véhicules suisses spécialisés dans le microcrédit.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Oxfam Chooses Symbiotics to Invest in Microfinance

Thursday 9th, February 2012

Oxfam choisit Symbiotics pour investir dans la microfinance L’ONG a créé avec la société genevoise un fonds de placement. Ce véhicule vise un impact social à travers l’aide aux PME en Afrique et en Asie
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Oxfam moves into fund world

Monday 23rd, January 2012

Oxfam, the anti-poverty charity, is branching out into asset management by launching its first investment fund, which will aim to combine social good with financial returns.
Source: Financial Times

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Some Genevans spur microfinance

Monday 23rd, January 2012

Une société genevoise mise sur le crédit à de petits entrepreneurs locaux.
Source: Tribune de Genève (French)

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Leadership to be consolidated

Monday 16th, January 2012

La microfinance devra surmonter les réglementations dans les deux années à venir.
Source: L’Agefi (French)
 

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Switzerland among the leaders of the microfinance sector

Monday 16th, January 2012

La place financière gère plus du quart des investissements dans le monde. Soit près de 2,5 milliards de dollars.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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A third of microfinance investments are managed in Switzerland

Saturday 27th, August 2011

Publication de l’étude MIV Survey 2014 de Symbiotics.
Source: market.ch (French)

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Resilience and attractive returns

Monday 14th, February 2011

Source: Banque et Finance (French)

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Symbiotics Launches a new investment instrument addressing the investments needs and challenges of the microfinance Industry

Monday 14th, February 2011

En mai 2004, BlueOrchard émettait le premier CDO. A cette époque, l’image des «Collateralized debt obligations» n’était pas encore collée à celle des «subprime» et de la crise immobilière américaine. En deux jours, le spécialiste genevois de la microfinance avait récolté près de

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Microfinance actors reacts to the latest criticism of the industry

Thursday 13th, January 2011

BlueOrchard et Symbiotics, entre autres, défendent l’industrie suite à la crise en Inde.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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The rise of the impact investing

Monday 13th, September 2010

L’impact investing comprend la famille grandissante des investissements qui ont pour objectif de mesurer leur impact social, environnemental et économique autant que financier.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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That 25 entrepreneurs who shape Geneva

Wednesday 1st, September 2010

Depuis 2004, Symbiotics fournit informations, conseils d’investissement et services divers à tous les acteurs actifs dans le domaine de la microfinance.
Source: PME Magazine (French)

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Microfinance’s Potential in Sub-Saharan Africa

Friday 2nd, July 2010

10% du volume d’investissement étranger en micro-finance est géré depuis Genève.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Symbiotics open an office in South Africa

Thursday 1st, July 2010

La société genevoise parie sur le développement de l’Afrique subsaharienne Afrique subsaharienne Afrique subsaharienne
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Microfinance: the potential of Africa

Monday 7th, June 2010

Alors que le secteur informel et la petite entreprise prédominent, le continent dispose du taux de bancarisation le plus faible au monde. Des éléments qui vont soutenir le développement du petit crédit dans ces régions.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Symbiotics eyeing to Africa

Monday 7th, June 2010

De la crise bancaire à l’entrée sur le marché africain. Créée en 2005 à Genève, la firme de microcrédit Symbiotics n’avait pas imaginé que la finance mondiale menacerait de s’effondrer à peine trois ans après son lancement.
Source: Bilan (French)

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Over-indebtedness comes on top of concerns of Microfinance

Thursday 18th, February 2010

La société genevoise de conseil Symbiotics fêtait ses cinq ans mercredi. Elle continue à croître alors que la crise mondiale a fini par frapper le marché du microcrédit.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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Symbiotics celebrates five years of activity in microfinance

Wednesday 17th, February 2010

La société genevoise conseille 20% des fonds qui investissent dans le microcrédit. Elle vient d’ouvrir sa quatrième antenne en Afrique du Sud.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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Symbiotics rewarded for its actions in Tajikistan

Friday 24th, July 2009

Le spécialiste genevois de la microfinance a remporté le prix du « meilleur investisseur 2008 », dé- cerné lors du concours «Finance responsable» organisé par l’Association de Microfinance du Tadjikistan (AMFOT).
Source: L’Agefi (in French)

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Symbiotics, advisory services for the microfinance sector

Saturday 27th, September 2008

Notre travail consiste à faire en sorte qu’un financier puisse approcher la microfinance de la façon la plus normale possible.
Source: Le Temps (in French)

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Small investments with lasting effects

Friday 1st, June 2007

La microfinance? Par de petits prêts elle fournit des ressources financières aux populations pauvres et exclues du système bancaire…
Source: Baboo Time (French)

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Symbiotics launches a CDO in the Balkans

Friday 20th, January 2006

Grâce à la société genevoise, les microbanques des pays de l’Est ont accès aux collateral debt obligations (CDO) et entrent dans la cour des grands.
Source: L’Agefi (French)

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Cédric Lombard starts “Symbiotics”

Sunday 1st, January 2006

Le cocréateur de BlueOrchard, Cédric Lombard a quitté sa société pour créer Symbiotics en début d’année…
Source: Private Banking (French)

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Symbiotics, a new actor in Geneva

Wednesday 12th, October 2005

Des anciens employés de BlueOrchard ont créé leur société de conseil en microfinance.
Source: Le Temps (French)

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