Building on the strength of its experience on the bond markets and in a bid to help reduce poverty in the world, BLI - Banque
de Luxembourg Investments S.A. began expanding into the microfinance sector in 2008.
The additional expertise acquired by BLI in managing this broader investment universe
compared to more traditional players has allowed the company to build up a unique approach to impact investing.
BLI is accordingly more responsive to the specific requirements
and instruments used in the microfinance sector. Its approach is further strengthened by a sound methodology inspired
by its well-established track record in bond management.
BLI is therefore able to offer clients investments that combine two objectives - making a social impact and earning a
Impact investing – getting behind the concept and explaining the purpose
Jean-Philippe Donge, Fund Manager, BLI - Banque de Luxembourg Investments, explains the context in which impact investments
take place and the challenges of this investment approach.
Rosario Pérez, Chief Executive Officer, Pro Mujer
(New York) discusses the day-to-day business of microfinance institutions.
Loïc De Cannière, Chief Executive
Officer, Incofin Investment Management (Antwerp) provides insight into the challenges faced by fair trade organisations.