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Sep 09, 2013, 07:55 ET
Sep 09, 2013, 07:55 ET

LeapFrog Investments beschafft über 200 Mio. US-Dollar für Emerging-Consumer-Fonds, da Versicherer und Vermögensverwalter neue Quellen für Wachstum und Gewinn suchen

* LeapFrog Fund II konzentriert sich auf acht Märkte in Afrika und Asien, wo der Finanzdienstleistungssektor ein Wachstum von fast 18 Prozent...

Sep 09, 2013, 06:43 ET

LeapFrog Investments raises over $200m for emerging consumer fund, as insurers and asset managers tap new source of growth and profits

 LeapFrog Investments, the emerging markets fund manager, today announced the initial raise of US$204 million for its second fund. The fund...

Jun 03, 2013, 14:18 ET

Nuevas cifras de LeapFrog prueban el proceso empresarial en el impacto de la inversión

- Beneficio con un objetivo: Nuevas cifras de LeapFrog prueban el proceso empresarial en el impacto de la inversión La víspera del...

Jun 03, 2013, 08:13 ET

Leapfrog auf Erfolgskurs - Aktuelle Zahlen bestätigen den Ansatz von Impact Investment

Im Vorfeld des G8 Impact Investing Events, zu dem der britische Premierminister David Cameron am 6.Juni einlädt, hat Leapfrog Investments neue...

Jun 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

Profit-with-purpose: New figures released by LeapFrog demonstrate the business case for impact investing

On the eve of the G8 Impact Investment Forum, hosted by UK Prime Minister David Cameron on June 6th, LeapFrog Investments has announced new figures...

Jun 03, 2013, 02:00 ET

Le profit avec une cause: les nouveaux chiffres publiés par LeapFrog démontrent la rentabilisation de l'investissement d'impact

À la veille de la réunion du G8 sur l'investissement d'impact, dirigé le 6 juin par David Cameron, le premier ministre du...

Feb 21, 2013, 02:58 ET
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The Second Wave of Mobile Financial Services in Africa and Asia: LeapFrog Announces Investment in BIMA, Bringing Insurance to Millions

LeapFrog Investments, the world's largest investor in insurance for emerging consumers, today announced an investment in BIMA. Launched in 2010 by...

Jan 22, 2013, 15:13 ET

Africa Rising: A LeapFrog Partnership to Boost Nigeria's Financial Services Industry

Leading emerging markets fund LeapFrog Investments today announced a strategic partnership with Nigeria's largest non-bank financial company, Asset...

Sep 07, 2011, 15:35 ET

LeapFrog Invests USD 15M in Shriram in a Strategic Partnership to Serve 10 Million People in India

LeapFrog Investments today announced a $15 million investment into Shriram CCL in a ground-breaking deal that will extend high quality insurance,...

Apr 19, 2011, 01:04 ET

Une percée en matière d'investissement socialement responsable en Afrique : LeapFrog investit 14 millions $ dans la compagnie d'assurance Apollo

LeapFrog Investments a annoncé un investissement historique de 14 millions $ dans le groupe d'assurance est-africain Apollo Investment Ltd,...

Apr 14, 2011, 14:35 ET

Investering van LeapFrog van USD 14 miljoen in de verzekeraar Apollo betekent een doorbraak in duurzame investeringen in Afrika

LeapFrog Investments heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat het een baanbrekend bedrag van USD 14 miljoen investeert in de Oost-Afrikaanse...

Apr 14, 2011, 04:00 ET

Breakthrough for Impact Investing in Africa, as LeapFrog Invests $14M in Insurer Apollo

LeapFrog Investments has announced a landmark investment of $14 million into East African insurance group Apollo Investment Ltd, the largest deal...

May 06, 2010, 12:03 ET

World's First Microinsurance Fund Announces Major New Investors J.P. Morgan, TIAA-CREF, Proparco, Waterloo, ACE - LeapFrog Fund Achieves Record Close of $137 million

Today the world's first microinsurance fund, LeapFrog Investments, announced its final close on $137 million for investments in Africa and Asia...

Apr 28, 2010, 16:38 ET

J.P. Morgan Set to Join World's First Microinsurance Fund - LeapFrog Fund will Unveil Record Investment Amount

On Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the IFC headquarters, the world's first microinsurance fund, LeapFrog Investments, will announce that the fund has...

Mar 29, 2010, 02:00 ET

LeapFrog Poised to Invest $112 Million in Insurance and Microfinance Companies, After Historic Commitments by IFC, KfW, Flagstone and Soros

LeapFrog Investments, the world's first microinsurance fund, announced today that it has surged past its $100 million target capitalization, months...

Dec 02, 2009, 01:00 ET

LeapFrog Invests $6M in AllLife, Innovative African HIV and Diabetes Insurer

LeapFrog Investments has announced a ZAR 50 million (over US$6 million) investment in AllLife, the innovative South African insurer serving...

Nov 25, 2009, 09:00 ET

Leading Global Reinsurer SCOR Invests in LeapFrog, Groundbreaking Microinsurance Fund

SCOR, the Paris-based global reinsurer, has announced an investment in LeapFrog, the world's first microinsurance fund. SCOR joins a diverse set...

Sep 30, 2009, 10:00 ET


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President Bill Clinton Honors LeapFrog Investments(R), Microinsurance Fund, as the 'Insurer to the Poor'

In the Closing Plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative 2009, former President Bill Clinton featured LeapFrog Investments®, which raised...

Jun 16, 2009, 18:01 ET

LeapFrog Raises $44 Million for World's First Microinsurance Fund

In a breakthrough for microfinance and alternative investment, the LeapFrog Financial Inclusion Fund announced today that it has raised US$44...