Guarantees Transforming Impact-Investing Finance

Friday, May 12, 2017

One of the biggest impediments for impact investors is risk. What if you put too much of your assets into an affordable-housing project or low-income health-care center that eventually fails in its mission and leaves you sitting on a sizeable loss? That’s a thought scary enough to steer away risk-sensitive impact investors. Recognizing this conundrum, the Global Impact Investing Network did a deep-dive study on unique finance options that might be attractive to skittish impact investors.

Source: Barron's (link opens in a new window)

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