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CGAP, Symbiotics Partner to Monitor COVID-19’s Impact on Microfinance

The partnership will track and analyze the performance of hundreds of microfinance institutions across the world over the next six months, in an ongoing effort to shed light on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the microfinance sector.

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MFIs on the Rebound, but Will It Last?

A look at how COVID-19 is affecting the microfinance sector’s portfolio quality and financial health

A look at how COVID-19 is affecting the microfinance sector’s portfolio quality and financial health
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Private Asset Impact Fund Ecosystem Worth Over $30 Billion

Symbiotics publishes its inaugural global impact fund survey, merging its historical microfinance investment vehicle survey, started with the CGAP in 2007, and its private debt impact fund survey, started with the Global Impact Investing Network in 2018.

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Private Asset Impact Fund Report 2020

Analysis of over 150 investment funds targeting emerging and frontier markets with a development impact focus

Analysis of over 150 investment funds targeting emerging and frontier markets with a development impact focus
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Symbiotics Launches INR 1,260 Million Bond To Finance Indian C&I Solar Developer Fourth Partner Energy Limited

Symbiotics has arranged its first bond, the proceeds of which are solely used to finance renewable energy projects.

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Symbiotics Appoints Théodore Economou as Head of Asset Management

Théodore joins Symbiotics from Lombard Odier Investment Managers, which he had joined in 2015 as CIO of the Multi-Asset Group.

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Symbiotics Launches First $10.25 Million Social Bond With Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito ABACO in Peru

The proceeds of the Social Bond will be used to finance small and medium-sized enterprises within the trade, services and agriculture sectors, in particular the food industry, commercial stores and farms.

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Symbiotics Expands Its Flagship Industry Survey – From Microfinance Funds to Private Asset Impact Funds

Symbiotics is broadening its fund research expertise with a new survey on Private Asset Impact Funds.

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Symbiotics Launches First $7.75 Million Green Bond With Pan Asia Banking Corporation

The bond is the first Green Bond issued via Symbiotics’ sponsored bond issuance platform under its Sustainability, Social and Green Bond Framework which was certified in December 2019 by DNV GL.