46% growth for the Triodos microfinance funds in 2009

Press Release

In 2009, the total assets of the four Triodos microfinance funds under management increased from EUR 161 million to EUR 236 million, a 46% growth.

The four funds, Triodos-Doen, Hivos-Triodos Fund, Triodos Fair Share Fund and Triodos SICAVV II - Triodos Microfinance Fund, are now shareholders in 19 of the leading microfinance banks and institutions worldwide. Senior staff and managing directors of Triodos Bank have a seat on the Supervisory Boards of these institutions, bringing valuable knowledge and expertise in sustainable banking. In 2009, the four funds financed 82 microfinance institutions, in 40 countries. New countries in the portfolio are Colombia, Sri Lanka and Malawi.