Your capital is at risk and the value of your investment may go down as well as up, and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Income is variable and not guaranteed.

The Triodos Microfinance fund is quoted in sterling, however when you purchase or sell, your sterling is converted from sterling into euros or back from euros into sterling.  Your total return is subject to the euro-sterling exchange rate. Dividends are converted from euros to sterling. You may be exposed to currency fluctuations in the regions in which the fund invests.

Investments are not covered by the Dutch deposit guarantee scheme, however they may be covered by the Investor compensation scheme. For more information on these schemes please read the deposit guarantee scheme and investor compensation scheme page.

Inclusive financial sector

Support a more inclusive financial sector in developing countries

The Triodos Microfinance Fund is a collective investment scheme that offers investors the opportunity to actively contribute to the development of an inclusive financial sector in developing countries. Access to these services, ranging from loans and savings products to payment facilities and insurance, provides people with the opportunity to improve their living conditions.

The fund provides loans and equity to mostly unlisted microfinance institutions and banks in Asia, Africa and Latin America that demonstrate a sustainable approach towards providing financial services to underserved client groups. They have gone through the first phase of growth and are financially sustainable. 

For more information please read the microfinance sector page.

How does it trade

The Triodos Microfinance fund has a semi-open ended structure and is traded on a monthly basis at net asset value, allowing investors to buy and sell shares at the end of the month.

Investments made by the Triodos Microfinance Fund may be illiquid and there is no assurance that the liquidity of such investments will always be sufficient to meet redemption requests as and when they are made.

Fees and charges

Initial charge

 3%*

Ongoing charges

2.12

Ongoing charges date: 30-06-2017. This figure may vary from year to year.

*If you are interested in investing more than £500,000 please call us on 0800 328 2181

The retail sterling share classes of the Triodos Microfinance Fund: KZ distribution and KZ capitalisation are offered to suitable UK residents aged 18 or over.

Other Information

Price

  NAV

Triodos Microfinance Fund, KZ-cap

GBP 23.75

Source: Triodos Investment Management. NAV as per 31-10-2017

Portfolio data

Net Asset Value

EUR 361,475,424

Number of MFIs

88

Number of loans

106

Number of subordinated loads

14

Number of equity participations

15

Number of countries

39

As per 31-10-2017

Top 10 countries Portfolio allocation

Country  %

Cambodia

13.3

India

12.6

Ecuador

6.1

Sri Lanka

4.1

Kazakhstan

4.0

Paraguay

3.3

Peru

3.1

Bolivia

3.1

Panama

3.0

Georgia

2.9

As per 31-10-2017

 

Please note that investment decisions must be made on the basis of the information provided in the Prospectus and not only on information provided in this summary.

This information is not financial advice. If you are unsure if the Microfinance fund is the right investment for you, please seek independent financial advice. If you don't have an independent financial adviser, you can get details of local financial advisers by visiting www.unbiased.co.uk.

Get in touch

Triodos Microfinance Fund

Please contact us to register your interest in this fund and we will send you further information when available.

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