Press Releases

Press Releases

  • The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Citi, and Visa Inc. Launch Financial Inclusion 2020 to Accelerate Universal Financial Access

    January 28, 2013

    Initiative will develop and advance a roadmap for full financial inclusion through unprecedented global collaboration of leading companies, NGOs,...

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  • Accion’s Frontier Investments Group and Saama Capital Invest $4 Million in Housing Finance Company Focused on Low-income Families in India

    November 29, 2012

    Growth-Stage Equity to Help Expand Shubham Housing’s Mission to Serve Urban Poor Boston, MA/Bangalore, India, November 29, 2012- Accion, a pioneer...

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  • Accion Appoints New Chief Investment Officer

    November 29, 2012

    John Fischer to Lead Microfinance Organization’s Socially Responsible Investment Vehicles Boston, MA, November 19, 2012- Accion, a pioneer and leader...

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  • Bamboo Finance Acquires Accion Investment Fund in a US$ 105 Million Landmark Transaction

    November 15, 2012

    Pioneering Impact Investment Fund Delivers Over 15 Percent Returns  Luxembourg/Boston, MA, November 15, 2012-Bamboo Finance, a global private...

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  • Accion Microfinance Bank Named Nigeria’s Best Microfinance Bank of the Year

    November 07, 2012

    November 7, 2012, Boston, MA/Lagos, Nigeria: The Lagos State Enterprise (LEAD) Awards has selected Accion Microfinance Bank Limited (Accion MfB) as...

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  • Accion Invests $3 Million in Mobile Services Provider Tiaxa

    October 03, 2012

    Accion’s Frontier Investments Group Directs Early- and Growth-Stage Equity to Support Mobile Financial Services for the Unbanked October 3, 2012,...

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  • Microfinance Leaders Launch Global Appeal For Responsible Industry Practices

    September 20, 2012

    Washington, D.C./Paris, September 20, 2012 – Microfinance leaders today unveiled the “Global Appeal for Responsible Microfinance,” a landmark...

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  • Accion Named High-Impact Nonprofit by Philanthropedia

    August 29, 2012

    Boston, MA, August 29, 2012 – Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, has been named one of 11 high-impact nonprofits working in the...

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  • Accion launches Avanza, a Microfinance Portfolio Management Service Deploying New Credit Methodology

    July 24, 2012

    BOGOTÁ, Colombia, July 24, 2012 – Accion, a global leader and pioneer in microfinance, today announced the launch of Avanza, a new service that will...

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  • Accion Invests in Mexican Microfinance Institution CrediConfia To Help Expand Financial Inclusion to Underserved Regions

    July 23, 2012

    Boston, MA, July 23, 2012 – Accion®, a pioneer and leader in global microfinance, today announced that it has completed an investment totaling US $1....

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