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PG Impact Investments invests in Acceso Crediticio, expanding financial inclusion for Peruvian entrepreneurs and contributing to lower carbon emissions in Peru

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 20th August 2019 Acceso Crediticio ("Acceso" or “the Company”) was founded in 1999 by experienced Peruvian entrepreneurs to provide innovative financing solutions for individuals and enterprises that are not properly served by the traditional banking system. In addition, the company aims to alleviate the environmental condition of the metropolitan area of Lima – [...]

August 16th, 2019|English|

PGII Annual Impact Report 2018

We are pleased to present you with PG Impact Investments’ Annual Impact Report 2018. 2018 has been a remarkable year for us: following strong client demand for our inaugural fund, PG Impact Investments I, L.P., we completed its final close with commitments totalling USD 210 million, significantly exceeding our initial target of USD 150 million. [...]

June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments makes a mezzanine debt investment into i-Finance Leasing expanding financial inclusion in Cambodia

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 14 May 2019 PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made a mezzanine debt investment into i-Finance Leasing PLC (“i-Finance” or “the Company”), which provides leases to low-income individuals and micro-small and medium enterprises ("MSMEs") in Cambodia to purchase productive assets such as motorbikes, cars and appliances or equipment. i-Finance's mission [...]

May 14th, 2019|English|

PG Impact Investments beschafft USD 210 Mio. für ihren ersten Social-Impact-Fonds

Baar, 13. February 2019 - PG Impact Investments ist mit ihrem ersten Fonds PG Impact Investments I, L.P. («der Fonds») auf eine hohe Kundennachfrage gestossen. Die Mittelbeschaffung für den Fonds wurde im Dezember 2018 mit Kapitalzusagen von USD 210 Mio. beendet. Damit übertraf er das ursprüngliche Beschaffungsziel von USD 150 Mio. bei weitem. Ziel des [...]

February 11th, 2019|Deutsch, Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments raises USD 210 million for its inaugural social impact fund

Baar, 13. February 2019 – PG Impact Investments has seen strong client demand for its inaugural fund, PG Impact Investments I, L.P. ("the Program"). The Program's fundraising ended in December 2018 with commitments totalling USD 210 million, significantly exceeding its initial target of USD 150 million. The Program follows a global, integrated, relative value approach [...]

February 11th, 2019|English, 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 [...]

February 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 [...]

January 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, [...]

January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Urs Wietlisbach appears on CNN Switzerland discussing impact investment

Urs Wietlisbach was recently interviewed on the sidelines of an impact investment conference hosted by Swiss impact investment firm Blue Orchard. Watch here!

October 23rd, 2018|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 [...]

September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|