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6 August 2018

Monthly report 7/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of July, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 14.66 million USD in microfinance institutions
located in Ecuador, Pakistan, Paraguay and Tajikistan.

The return during this month amounts to 0.14 percent in share class R and to 0.18 percent in share class
I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.17 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.67 p.a. in
share class I since its inception in October 2011.

Kindly find additional information in this month´s factsheet.

12 July 2018

Is moral investment more profitable? (German-only)

What is the feeling of coming to an African village for the first time to look at investments in schools and small solar panels? And how is the feeling when you return to the financial city of Frankfurt, in the discussions with investors, when it comes to numbers, interest rates and dollar rates? Edda Schröder is a successful fund manager. The funds manged by her is social, sustainable, profitable and secure.

Kindly find attached the full press article. (German-only)

7 July 2018

Monthly report 6/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of June, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 16,98 million USD and 2,75 million Euro in microfinance institutions located in Egypt, Armenia, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

The return during this month amounts to 0.09 percent in share class R and to 0.14 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.18 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.67 p.a. in share class I since its inception in October 2011.

Kindly find additional information in this month´s factsheet.

7 June 2018

Monthly report 5/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of May, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 23.23 million USD and 15 million EUR in microfinance institutions located in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Ecuador and Paraguay.

The return during this month amounts to 0.13 percent in share class R and to 0.17 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.19 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.68 p.a. in share class I since its inception in October 2011.

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4 June 2018

Statement on the KVG change to HANSAINVEST

We are pleased to inform you that the capital management company (KVG) and the custodian of the investment fund of IIV Mikrofinanzfonds will change at the end of the current financial year on 30.09.2018. KVG becomes Hanseatische Investment GmbH HANSAINVEST, Kapstadtring 8, 22297 Hamburg from 01.10.2018. The custodian will be DONNER & REUSCHEL Aktiengesellschaft, Ballindamm 27, 20095 Hamburg. With the change of KVG we would like to extend our already existing cooperation and bundle our commitment with a single KVG. The service portfolio and the long-standing expertise of HANSAINVEST provide an optimal supplement to the sustainable business goals of Invest in Visions GmbH.

The ISIN / WKN microfinance funds (Class I: DE000A1H44S3 / A1H44S, Class R: DE000A1H44T1 / A1H44T) of the individual share classes remain unchanged. Investors invested in the IIV microfinance fund need not do anything; the fund units remain unchanged in the custody accounts.

9 May 2018

Monthly report 4/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of April, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 19.21 million USD in microfinance institutions located in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Ecuador.

The return during this month amounts to 0.14 percent in share class R and to 0.18 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.20 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.69 p.a. in share class I since its inception in October 2011.

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17 April 2018

Open letter on the issue of sustainable finance (German only)

The initiators and signatories of this letter welcome the current dynamics of Sustainable Finance. They already see a multitude of necessary and important aspects considered in the current initiatives. Therefore, the political actors acting at European as well as German level are encouraged to continue along the path they have already taken and to not undermine far-reaching changes already envisaged.

Kindly find attached the full press article. (German-only)

16 April 2018

Handelsblatt Business Briefing - Sustainable Investments April

In the April issue of the Handelsblatt Business Briefings Sustainable Investments, Susanne Bergius describes, among other, how some central banks already have viable options for actively contributing to a more environmentally and socially responsible finance sector.

Read the full article here.

11 April 2018

Monthly report 3/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of March, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 6 million USD and 6.75 million EUR in microfinance institutions located in in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Ecuador, El Salvador, East Timor, Zambia, Georgia and Panama.

The return during this month amounts to 0.03 percent in share class R and to 0.07 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.2 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.7 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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8 March 2018

Monthly report 2/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of February, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 18.5 million USD and 2 million EUR in microfinance institutions located in Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Indonesia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Panama.

The return during this month amounts to 0.11 percent in share class R and to 0.15 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.23 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.72 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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14 February 2018

Monthly report 1/2018 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of January, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 31 million USD in microfinance institutions located in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Panama, Tadzhikistan, Ecuador and Mongolia.

The return during this month amounts to -0.01 percent in share class R and to 0.04 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.24 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.73 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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30 January 2018

Das Investment - The fund favorites of top asset managers (German only)

Sascha Büssing recommends the IIV microfinancefund.

A microfinance fund gives people in developing and emerging countries access to finance that would otherwise fall through the grid of conventional finance. But since self-sufficiency and independence are key to participating in economic and social life, investing in microfinance can do more than just provide a financial return, it can deliver a "real impact".

Read the full article here.

10 January 2018

Monthly report 12/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of December, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 44.5 million USD in microfinance institutions located in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Armenia, Mexico, Georgia, East Timor, Ecuador, and Bolivia..

The return during this month amounts to 0.3 percent in share class R and to 0.34 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.27 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.76 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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8 December 2017

Monthly report 11/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of November, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 25 million USD in microfinance institutions located in Armenia, Tadzhikistan, El Salvador, Kirgizstan und Georgia.

The return during this month amounts to 0.03 percent in share class R and to 0.07 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.25 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.74 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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6 December 2017

IIV Mikrofinanzfonds exceeds the 500 million Euro threshold

Six years after its launch, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds has exceeded the threshold of 500 million euros in fund volume. The fund invests in unsecuritised loans in currently 70 microfinance institutions in a total of 27 emerging and developing countries. The microfinance institutions give out small and micro loans to promote self-employment and entrepreneurship.

Kindly find attached the full press article. (German-only)

9 November 2017

Monthly report 10/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of October, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 26.5 million USD and 3 million EUR in microfinance institutions located in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Kirgizstan, Kosovo and Albania.

The return during this month amounts to 0.11 percent in share class R and to 0.15 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.28 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.77 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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30 October 2017

Handelsblatt Business Briefing - Sustainable Investments August: Digitization of the financial sector

In the August issue of the Handelsblatt Business Briefings Sustainable Investments, Susanne Bergius examines, among other things, the extent to which fintechs can benefit society and the extent to which they promote sustainability. Read the full article here. (Germany-only)

11 October 2017

Monthly report 9/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of September, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 16.8 million USD in microfinance institutions located in Cambodia, Peru, Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, Kirgizstan, Georgia, El Salvador, and Argentina and 2.0 million EUR in a microfinance institution located in Kosovo.

The return during this month amounts to 0.25 percent in share class R and to 0.29 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.3 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.78 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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9 October 2017

Invest in Visions in Euro am Sonntag

In the press article „Microfinance Funds: Helping people help themselves“ in the magazine Euro am Sonntag, Invest in Vision´s CEO, Ms. Edda Schröder, describes the criteria the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds applies when selecting adequate microfinance institutions. She further sheds light on why the fund does currently not invest in MFIs located in Azerbaijan or Colombia. We are very happy that our Fund was selected as the favorit of the editorial team. Kindly find attached the full article (German-only)

11 August 2017

Monthly report 8/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of August, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 0.7 million EUR in a microfinance institution located in Kosovo.

The return during this month amounts to 0.09 percent in share class R and to 0.13 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.28 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.77 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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16 August 2017

Interview with Badische Zeitung

In her latest interview for Badische Zeitung, Ms. Edda Schröder, CEO of Invest in Visions, describes how investors can invest in companies that go against societal and environmental challenges and which other factors currently drive the impact investing sector. Kindly find below the link to the full article " Gutes tun und gleichzeitig Geld verdienen - mit Social Impact Investing " of July 20, 2017 in the Badische Zeitung. (German only)

09. August 2017

Monthly report 07/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of July, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 19.5 million USD and 29.1 million EUR in mi-
crofinance institutions located in Peru, Cambodia, Tajikistan, Bolivia, Sri Lanka, Belarus, and Kosovo.

The return during this month amounts to 0.28 percent in share class R and to 0.32 percent in share class I.
Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.30 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.79 p.a. in
share class I since its inception in 2011.

Kindly find additional information in this month´s factsheet.

11 July 2017

Monthly report 6/2017 IIV Mikrofinanzfonds

During the month of June, the IIV Mikrofinanzfonds invested 6.5 million USD in microfinance institutions located in El Salvador, Ecuador, Cambodia and Mongolia.

The return during this month amounts to 0.03 percent in share class R and to 0.07 percent in share class I. Therewith, the fund has achieved a positive return of 2.29 percent p.a. in share class R and 2.77 p.a. in share class I since its inception in 2011.

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21 June 2017

Invest in Visions in the “Institutional Money” magazine

The magazine “Institutional Money” published an article about the initiation of our RAIF IIV IMPACT INVESTING FUNDS. The Impact Investing Umbrella Fund based in Luxembourg will launch two microfinance funds for institutional investors. Kindly find attached the section “Nachrichten und Köpfe“ of the „Institutional Money“ No. 2/2017 (German only).

15 September .2016

Making visions come true: 10 years of Invest in Visions

Ten years ago, Invest in Visions was founded with the aim of making visions come true. Many companions, business partners and investors have accompanied and supported us on this challenging and exciting journey. We can proudly look back on many successes achieved; therewith making a name for ourselves as a pioneer in the world of microfinance. In 2011, we achieved an important milestone with the launch of our IIV Microfinance fund - the first fund of this asset class in Germany for retail and institutional investors.

More than 100 guests, invited from the founder and managing director Edda Schröder, came to the jubilee, which took place on the 15th of September in 2016. The ‘Mühle der schönen Künste’ served as unique location with extensive grounds and elaborated decorations.