Fondation Botnar awards a USD 60 million impact investment mandate to PG Impact Investments

We are proud to announce that Fondation Botnar, one of the largest foundations in Switzerland, has entrusted PG Impact Investments with the management of a USD 60 million mandate. The primary aim of this mandate is to provide essential solutions to vulnerable low-income populations through investments in emerging and frontier markets. The mandate leverages on [...]

2020-07-02T07:50:05+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments invests in Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Cooprogreso Ltda, expanding financial inclusion for small and medium enterprises and underserved individuals in Ecuador

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 31 March 2020 Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Cooprogreso Ltda.  was founded 50+ years ago by a mission-driven group of 32 entrepreneurs in the village of Atahualpa, located in a small rural mountain area in central Ecuador, in order to foster the economic development of their region. The cooperative's objective of saving and [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:21+00:00March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments invests in Varthana, expanding access to quality education in low-income communities in India

We are proud to announce that PG Impact Investments has made its first investment in the education sector following the disbursement of a loan to Thirumeni Finance Private Limited (“Varthana”), a leading non-bank financing company that focuses on lending specifically to affordable private schools with a mission to improve access to quality education in low-income [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:21+00:00December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments makes an equity investment in Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG), Asia’s leading gastroenterology hospital.

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 11 December 2019 PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made an equity investment in Asian Institute of Gastroenterology (AIG), Asia’s leading gastroenterology hospital. In partnership with Quadria Capital and other co-investors, PG Impact Investments will support AIG’s growth strategy aimed at providing healthcare to more than 500,000 patients by 2022. [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:21+00:00December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments makes a USD 5m debt investment into Tugende, expanding employment opportunities and financial inclusion in Uganda

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has become a lender to Tugende, a Kampala-based provider of lease-to-own financing to financially excluded individuals to help them own income generating assets. Tugende's core product helps motorbike taxi ("boda-boda") drivers to purchase their vehicles, allowing customers to save money that they would normally spend renting and [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments makes a debt investment into Bayport Mexico, enabling added financial inclusion for disadvantaged public sector workers in Mexico

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made a debt investment into Bayport Mexico. Bayport Mexico is a Mexico City based lender focused on public sector employees who cannot access nor afford traditional banking products or credit cards, yet fall outside the classic rural microfinance borrower profile (e.g., teachers and healthcare workers). Bayport [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments makes a debt investment in Credijusto, expanding access to affordable financial products for underserved Mexican small and medium enterprises

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) form the backbone of the Mexican economy. These enterprises generate most of the jobs in the country, help diversify the market's economic base, promote innovation and help deliver goods and services to the bottom of the pyramid. Yet despite all these social and economic benefits, Mexican SMEs are perennially underfunded, [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments collaborates with market leader to promote inclusive growth across Africa and Asia

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has recently invested in Apis Growth Fund II, L.P. ("Apis II"), an emerging market-focused private equity vehicle managed by Apis Partners LLP ("Apis Partners"). Apis II will invest in growth-stage companies engaged in financial services and related business services, specifically in the sectors of payments, credit and [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|