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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 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|

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. [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00June 26th, 2019|English|

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 [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00May 14th, 2019|English|

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 [...]

2020-04-06T08:22:22+00:00February 11th, 2019|English|