BlueOrchard Latin America and the Caribbean Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Fund S.C.A., SICAV-RAIF
FI-3 operations are those where the risk potential is considered low: the FI’s current or future portfolio consists of financial exposure to business activities that predominantly have minimal or no adverse environmental and social impacts.
Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.
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USD $ 40,000,000
Project scope and objective
The Project consists of an investment in the BlueOrchard Latin America and the Caribbean Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Fund S.C.A., SICAV-RAIF (the “Fund”), the first private debt Gender, Diversity & Inclusion (“GDI”) fund in Latin America and the Caribbean (“LAC”). The Fund will focus on increasing the access to finance to underserved groups by providing financing mainly to Financial Institutions (“FIs”), such as microfinance institutions (“MFIs”), universal banks, fintechs, leasing institutions, factoring companies, and cooperatives that will increase access to finance for women-led and/or -owned Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (“MSMEs”), indigenous groups, African descendants, people with disabilities, older people, and companies at the forefront of implementation of diversity policies.
The Fund will be managed by BlueOrchard Finance Ltd. (the “Fund Manager” or “BlueOrchard”), a leading global impact investment manager with more than 21 years of experience and track record in microfinance and financial inclusion, and more than US$4 billion in Assets under Management (“AUM”).
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