About the InsuResilience Investment Fund
The InsuResilience Investment Fund, formerly known as Climate Insurance Fund, is an initiative created by KfW, the German Development Bank, on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
The overall objective of the InsuResilience Investment Fund is to contribute to the adaptation to climate change by improving access to and the use of insurance in developing countries. The specific objective of the fund is to reduce the vulnerability of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) as well as low-income households to extreme weather events.
The InsuResilience Investment Fund has been set up as a public-private-partnership. It combines Private Debt and Private Equity investments in two separately investible Sub-Funds, open for private investors from 1 July 2017. Technical assistance and premium support facilities complete the InsuResilience Investment Fund and are separately funded by BMZ.
Zurich, 21 September 2017 – The InsuResilience Investment Fund set up by the German development bank KFW and managed by Swiss based Impact Investment Manager BlueOrchard Finance, has entered into an agreement to acquire a significant minority stake in Lahore-based Asia Insurance Company Ltd, a general insurance company offering agriculture insurance to over 100,000 farmers in Pakistan. For further information, please click here.
Zurich, 14 July 2017 – The BlueOrchard managed InsuResilience Investment Fund, an evolved version of the Climate Insurance Fund, has been launched in Luxembourg as a public-private partnership. The Fund combines two separately investible Debt and Equity Sub-Funds and provides first loss protection to private investors. The mandate underlines BlueOrchard’s commitment as a leading impact investing manager. For further information, please click here.
The “InsuResilience Investment Fund”, in European Microfinance Platform Newsletter, 11 October 2017, click here.
InsuResilience fund takes 25% stake in insurer, in Asia Insurance Review, 11 October 2017, click here.
Exclusive: $300m target for climate insurance vehicle, in Agri Investor, 26 September 2017, click here.
The Climate Insurance Fund, in Making Finance Work for Africa, 14 September 2017, click here.
Launch of the InsuResilience Solutions Fund. Transforming concepts into climate risk insurance products, 11 October 2017 in Berlin. Presentation of the InsuResilience Investment Fund.
ACA- and Microinsurance Network-Conference: Lessons learnt in microinsurance from South to North, 26 June 2017 in Luxembourg. For more information on the conference please click here.