Private and institutional investors must step up in the race to achieve Agenda 2030

Founder and Managing Partner of Bamboo Capital Partners Jean-Philippe de Schrevel, and Christopher Hirst, CEO of Palladium: Make It Possible, share their perspective on the need to invest at scale for the #SDGs, how blended finance can be a solution, and the new strategic partnership between Bamboo and Palladium to help mobilize private capital for the #Agenda2030. Read the […]

Bamboo Capital founder on turning six impact funds into a $500m opportunity

What do you get when you combine four UN agencies, an international NGO, and an alliance of 30 African states? Bamboo Capital Partners’ founder Jean-Philippe de Schrevel, tells Geneva Solutions how he came up with the “crazy” idea to unite six SDG funds and create a $500m investment platform launched at Davos this year. Read […]

Bamboo and Palladium agree on a long-term strategic partnership to mobilize USD$1 billion in impact capital by 2023

Under the terms of the strategic partnership, Palladium has taken a minority stake in Bamboo. The strategic partnership combines Palladium’s global footprint and sector expertise with bamboo’s track record of impact investing. The initial investment will provide Bamboo with additional growth capital to increase its scale, starting with the accelerated development of SDG500. Bamboo will […]

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire commits EUR 5 million to SDG500 at United Nations High-Level Political Forum virtual side event

SDG500, a pioneering USD$500 million investment platform dedicated to helping achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has secured a new EUR 5 million commitment from the Government of Côte d’Ivoire. Lacina Koné, the Chief Executive Officer of SmartAfrica, made the announcement in a tribute address honoring the former Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire and his […]

The core principle of impact investing

By Florian Kemmerich, Managing Partner at Bamboo Capital Partners The world needs healing now more than ever. This is not wholly related to the pandemic either. Before COVID-19, we were witnessing high rates of unemployment, a lack of basic amenities, and a dearth of basic healthcare services in many developing countries. There is a major […]

Bamboo strengthens Latin America operations with formation of new Board of Directors

The Board of Directors will support Bamboo’s operations in Latin America, which are led by Jorge Farfan, Regional Director. This will include support across all areas of corporate governance, strategy, fund management, new investments, and fundraising.  Jean-Philippe de Schrevel, Founder and Managing Partner of Bamboo will sit on the Board, alongside Victor Toledo, Rebecca Ruf, […]

Bamboo Capital Partners publishes its Impact Report 2019

Pioneering investor impacts an additional 32 million lives, rising to total of 184 million lives since 2007 Bamboo Capital Partners today launches its Impact Report 2019. For the 12-month period, Bamboo is proud to announce that its investee companies have Impacted an additional 32 million lives in developing markets, supported an additional 5,000 jobs, including […]

Fintech – Retard à l’allumage

C’est le paradoxe des fintechs ou des wealthtechs. Elles sont de plus en plus nombreuses, de mieux en mieux calibrées, et pourtant elles peinent encore à se frayer un chemin dans le secteur du wealth management. Spécialiste du genre, Kim-Andrée Potvin se penche ici sur ce problème récurrent.