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Grassroots Capital Management PBC marks 10-year anniversary

It’s been ten years since we launched Grassroots Capital Management PBC to build on the work of the pioneering Gray Ghost Microfinance Fund of funds in engaging private investors with the global microfinance market in order to scale access to finance and other basic services for the poor and disenfranchised throughout the world and improve their lives. Over the course of those ten years, we built on our experiences as one of the earliest impact investors and together with our partners we have helped conceive, launch and manage 14 emerging markets equity and debt impact investment vehicles. We have taken the lead in industry efforts to help investors be clearer about balancing their social and financial objectives and incorporated these approaches into our own investment programs to help investors formulate and achieve their investment goals.

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Prospero Microfinanzas Fund Receives Top GIIRS Rating

We are pleased to announce Prospero‘s third annual updated GIIRS rating! All Prospero’s portfolio companies achieved an average Overall B Score of 138 (Outstanding), up almost 10% from the previous year’s average of 127. Prospero’s portfolio companies attained the highest (Platinum) ratings for their Impact…

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GIIRS in Practice: Interview with Prospero’s Fund Manager

Fernando Prado, Fund Manager of the Latin American equity fund Prospero Microfinanzas, was interviewed recently about the significance of the GIIRS rating for the fund and its portfolio company ODEF Financiera SA., a Honduran microfinance institution. Prospero, co-managed by Grassroots and BIM,…

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Grassroots is attending FOROMIC 2016

Anna Kanze and Paul DiLeo will attend FOROMIC 2016, the annual summit of the Latin American financial inclusion industry, from October 24 – 26 in Jamaica.  Grassroots and its partners BIM will host a meeting of the Prospero Microfinanzas Fund's Advisory…

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