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Oikocredit appoints Laura Pool as chief risk officer

Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Social investor Oikocredit today announced that Laura Pool is to become its chief risk officer with effect from 18 December. She will head Oikocredit’s risk department and join the managing board. full story

Oikocredit surpasses € 1 billion development financing milestone in 2016

Today social investor and worldwide cooperative Oikocredit published its financial results for 2016, revealing a development financing portfolio of €1,047.2 million, up 16% on 2015. full story

Thos Gieskes appointed as managing director of Oikocredit

Thos Gieskes.jpg Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Social investor Oikocredit today announced that it will welcome Thos Gieskes as its new managing director as of April 2017. full story

Oikocredit boosts stake in Bolivia’s Banco Fie

The capital increase more than doubles the social investor’s equity stake in this leading Latin American microfinance institution. full story