For 120 years now, the bank Credit Coopératif has been committed to developing a more social-centered economy. Its main clients are associations, foundations, cooperatives, SMEs and social businesses.
DB is a leading global investment bank. With more than 78,000 employees in over 70 countries worldwide, The Bank competes to be a global provider of financial solutions for its clients in order to create value for its shareholders and people.
KfW is one of the world’s leading promotional banks. With EUR 74.1 billion funds in 2014., KfW is committed to improving economic and ecological living conditions in the world on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany and the federal states.
GRAMEEN CRÉDIT AGRICOLE
Launched in 2008, the it Foundation is the result of a partnership between Crédit Agricole and Grameen Trust. Its objective is to tackle poverty and financial exclusion worldwide by supporting and communicating on microfinance institutions, and social businesses.
As a specialist of rual microfinance, Incofin Im advises and manages funds which invest in microfinance institutions operating in more than 40 developing countries.
Vision Microfinance have handed out more than USD 687m in the form of 635 promissory notes so far to 256 different MFIs in 50 countries. This meaningful and sustainable help for self-help permits families access to food, medical care and education for their children.
BlueOrchard was initiated in 2001 by the UN as the first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments. To date, BlueOrchard has invested USD 3 billion in 300 institutions across 60 countries, providing access to financial to over 20 million low-income individuals.
Founded in 1975. Oikocredit is a cooperative financial institution allows disadvantaged people to have access to responsible finance. With EUR 982m of assets, this organization manages one of the biggest reserve of private funds invested in the microfinance sector.
Triple Jump manages and advises funds that aim to invest responsibly in developing countries. It has EUR 496m assets under management which are currently reaching over 340,000 small entrepreneurs.
Launched in 2003, MISFA was established as a vehicle through which the Afghan Government and international donors could channel technical assistance and funding to build Afghanistan’s microfinance sector.
Frontiers is a microfinance investment fund located in Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan with USD 13m under its management.
Finethic Microfinance, established in 2005 and based in Switzerland, aims to use microfinance as a tool to serve disadvantaged people.
INVEST IN VISIONS
Invest in Visions GmbH was founded by Edda Schröder in 2006 with the vision of offering institutional and retail investors access to impact investments – that is, investments that offer investors both financial and social returns.