On July 26, 2019, BlueOrchard Finance Limited announced an agreement for Schroders plc to acquire a majority stake in the firm.
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Under the terms of the transaction, BlueOrchard Finance Limited’s (“BlueOrchard) management team, processes, and strategies will remain the same with Peter A. Fanconi continuing to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Patrick Scheurle as CEO. Peter Harrison (Group Chief Executive), Georg Wunderlin (Global Head of Private Assets), and Stephen Mills (Executive Chairman of Schroder Adveq) of Schroders plc (“Schroders”) will be joining BlueOrchard’s Board of Directors.
Schroders (SDR.L) is a UK-based global investment manager with $536.7 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.
BlueOrchard, headquartered in Switzerland, is an impact investor and the world’s first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments. It has $3.5 billion in assets under management as of May 30, 2019.
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