Empresta Capital adopts SPM standards to gauge social investment impact

Social Performance Task Force's universal standards for Social Performance Management will help Empresta balance social impact with attractive returns, explains Ricardo George Assaf

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Crédito Real’s acquisitions strategy brings stability and higher yields

Carlos Ochoa discusses the benefits that diversifying into Costa Rica and the US has brought the microfinance company

December 8, 2017

Robert Wessman: A leader must be able to act when most others don’t

Courage and persistence are critical to good leadership, explains the Alvogen chairman and CEO

December 7, 2017

‘I took my napkin, and off we went’: Robert Wessman’s billion dollar vision

The founder and CEO of Alvogen shows us the napkin on which he first pitched his vision for the generic pharmaceuticals business

December 7, 2017

Alvogen founder: Generic drug price wars will drive consolidation

Robert Wessman explains that with just three US companies controlling half the world’s pharmaceutical sales, 100+ generics companies are unsustainable

December 7, 2017

BBH: Manage risk to match your needs, not to avoid price volatility

Portfolio diversification is an exercise in balance sheet management, not chasing a market index, explains Brown Brothers Harriman’s Scott Clemons

December 6, 2017

Bank of Cyprus not afraid to forgo profits in financial crime clean-up

“We’re not afraid to say that we’ve shut down relationships” in pursuing stringent ethical rules, explains the bank’s compliance director

December 4, 2017

How Bank of Cyprus came back from its bail-in to listing in London

Compliance director Marios Skandalis on the bank’s four year remediation and rebirth

December 4, 2017

Nigeria’s insurance opportunities rest with youth and technology

“Business can’t continue as before,” says FBNInsurance’s Adenrele Kehinde

October 30, 2017

Consolidation likely in Nigerian insurance following new requirements

New risk-based capital supervisory model and IFRS accounting system may see reduction in Nigeria’s 50 insurance companies

October 30, 2017

FBNInsurance on engaging Nigeria’s communities to rebuild trust

“We have been revolutionistic in the way we communicate with clients,” says managing director Val Ojumah

October 30, 2017

How BVI Business Companies power $1.5tr of investment worldwide

The British Virgin Islands’ capital flows help governments generate $15bn of tax, says Gary Hales

October 17, 2017

BVI Finance: One day after Irma we were incorporating companies again

Gary Hales explains that while full reconstruction of the British Virgin Islands will take some time, its financial services barely missed a beat

October 17, 2017