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PG Impact Investments invests in Laudex, aiming to improve access to higher education for students in Mexico

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, March 1, 2021 PG Impact Investments invests in Laudex, aiming to improve access to higher education for students in Mexico PG Impact Investments has committed USD 5 million to Corporativo Laudex S.A.P.I. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M. E.N.R. ("Laudex" or "the Company"). Laudex, an impact fintech company based in Mexico, provides education loans to students [...]

2021-03-01T08:44:52+00:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments invests in Bayport Colombia S.A. with the aim to improve access to education, healthcare and home improvement for underserved people in Colombia

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 1 February 2021 PG Impact Investments has invested in Bayport Colombia S.A. ("Bayport Colombia" or "the Company"), a specialist financial services provider that aims to expand lending to underserved public sector pensioners and employees in Colombia. These groups are typically unable to access financial services due to income constraints and limited credit histories. [...]

2021-02-02T16:22:44+00:00February 2nd, 2021|English, Financial Incusion, Uncategorized|

PG Impact Investments officially a signatory of Operating Principles for Impact Management

As of December 2020, PG Impact Investments is a proud signatory of the Operating Principles for Impact Management (the "Impact Principles"). Launched in 2019, the framework was developed by the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) in collaboration with key stakeholders from the impact investment community to establish a set of best practices for impact management. Signatories [...]

2021-01-12T14:58:26+00:00January 12th, 2021|English|

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 [...]

2021-01-12T10:32:50+00:00July 2nd, 2020|English|

PGII Annual Impact Report 2019

We are proud and delighted to present you with the PG Impact Investments’ Annual Impact Report 2019. 2019 was an eventful year for us as we grew our portfolio by over 75%, set up our Latin America coverage team, opened our Asian office in Singapore and launched an Impact & Value Creation function. With the [...]

2020-05-13T08:30:56+00:00May 13th, 2020|English|

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 an investment in Indonesia’s first blended finance facility which combines social and environmental impact: Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility I

Baar-Zug, Switzerland, 8 October 2019 PG Impact Investments, a global impact investment firm, invested in the inaugural transaction of the Tropical Landscapes Finance Facility I (TLFF I), which has issued notes to finance a USD 95 million loan to a sustainable natural rubber plantation operator in Indonesia. TLFF I was structured using blended finance, with [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:21+00:00October 8th, 2019|English|

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 – [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:21+00:00August 16th, 2019|English|