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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|

PGII Annual Impact Report 2017

We are pleased to present you with PG Impact Investments' first Annual Impact Report. PG Impact Investments was founded in 2015 with the belief that private investment, innovation and entrepreneurial talent can provide solutions to the pressing social and environmental challenges facing our society. Since then, impact investing has become more relevant than ever, especially [...]

July 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments has made an equity investment in NeoGrowth, India’s leading digital inclusive financial lender.

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made an equity investment in NeoGrowth, India's leading digital inclusive financial lender.  In partnership with Leapfrog Investments and other co-investors, PG Impact Investments will support the company's innovative growth strategy aimed at providing financing to more than  125'000 micro, small and medium sized businesses ("MSMEs") by [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Financial Incusion|

PG Impact Investments makes a debt investment into Banco Pichincha, expanding financial inclusion in Ecuador

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made a debt investment into Ecuador’s leading inclusive finance provider, Banco Pichincha. The investment will strengthen the banks regulatory capital and enables Banco Pichincha to develop new loan products and responsibly expand access to financial services. Ecuador’s reliance on petroleum revenues and remittances makes the economy [...]

January 3rd, 2018|Financial Incusion, Investment News|

PG Impact Investments invests in Greenlight Planet, connecting millions of rural, off-grid consumers to clean solar power

We are proud to announce that PGII made its first investment in the energy access space on behalf of its clients. Globally over two billion people have scarce access to basic and reliable electricity, reflecting over 400 million households who primarily live in rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America. [...]

December 13th, 2017|Energy Access, Investment News|

PG Impact Investments invests in BroadReach, improving healthcare delivery to the world’s most deprived communities

Globally, billions of dollars of private and public capital are dedicated to improving the health of those beyond the reach of traditional healthcare systems. However, lack of visibility and infrastructure make it difficult to deliver healthcare efficiently to the populations that need it the most and much of this money is spent ineffectively. This is [...]

October 17th, 2017|Healthcare|

PG Impact Investments invests in LOLC (Cambodia) Plc., an established provider of affordable and innovative financial and non-financial products to rural households and micro-entrepreneurs

PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, has made a debt investment to a microfinance institution, LOLC (Cambodia) Plc. ("LOLC Cambodia"), in order to help facilitate the continued growth of the institution's portfolio of loans to low income clients living in rural Cambodia. Despite over two decades of positive economic growth following a rapid [...]

August 30th, 2017|Financial Incusion, Investment News|