August 10 2020 India’s Bharat Doshi appointed by LeapFrog Investments following four-year term on the Board of the Reserve Bank of India

LeapFrog Investments, the Profit with Purpose investment firm whose companies now reach 200 million people, has appointed Bharat Narotam Doshi to its Global Leadership Council.

July 23 2020 LeapFrog Investments Makes Three Leadership Appointments, Following Record Fundraise

LeapFrog Investments, the Profit with Purpose investment group whose companies now reach over 200 million people, has elevated three emerging market leaders to its Management Committee and Board.

September 20 2019 In Impact Investing First, LeapFrog Announces Audit on Impact Principles, Achieving Top Rating

LeapFrog is the first impact investor globally to announce the results of an independent audit of its impact against the Operating Principles for Impact Management, new industry standards developed by the IFC

April 2 2020 Medgenome, the leading South Asian genetic diagnostics, research and data company announces USD 55M investment led by LeapFrog Investments

MedGenome, the leading genetic diagnostics, research and data company focused on expanding access for populations in South Asia and other emerging markets today announced an investment of USD 55m led by LeapFrog Investments

February 13 2020 LeapFrog Investments Appoints Sacha Romanovitch, History-making CEO, To Board

LeapFrog Investments, the Profit with Purpose investment group, has appointed Sacha Romanovitch to its management board as a non-executive director. This follows the recent appointment of Julia Gillard, the first female prime minister of Australia, to LeapFrog’s peak advisory body, the Global Leadership Council.

November 5 2019 Julia Gillard, Simon Israel and Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala Join Global Leadership Council of LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog Investments today appointed Julia Gillard, Simon Israel and Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala to its Global Leadership Council. Members of the Council provide strategic insight and global networks to support LeapFrog’s goal to reach 1 billion people with essential services by 2030.

May 10 2019 Leapfrog breaks impact investing record, with $700m emerging markets fund

LeapFrog Investments has announced the largest-ever private equity fund by a dedicated impact fund manager, surging past its $600m target to reach $700m.

April 12 2019 60 Investors Commit to Manage over $350 Billion in Assets in Line with New Impact Principles

The Principles bring greater transparency, credibility, and discipline to the impact investing market

March 8 2019 EMPEA announces gender initiatives aimed at measuring and improving gender equality within the private capital industry

The initiatives will be led by the Gender Parity Acceleration Working Group of the EMPEA ESG Community

December 19 2018 LeapFrog invests in Sri Lanka’s fastest growing life insurer, SoftLogic Insurance

Growing at 2x the market for six consecutive years, Softlogic Life is known for many industry firsts such as mobile insurance

December 3 2018 Uber partners with JUMO to provide driver-partners with vehicle finance

The unique finance product, JUMO Drive, has been successfully piloted in Kenya, with the intention to expand the offering across Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019

October 30 2018 Quod and Cignifi Announce Partnership in Brazil

The partners will launch the country’s first online platform with the potential to significantly improve access to financial services for millions of underserved consumers

October 17 2018 Dominic Barton and Henri de Castries join the Global Leadership Council of LeapFrog Investments

The Council will provide strategic guidance and network to help reach one billion emerging consumers

October 12 2018 LeapFrog backs principles aimed at steering trillions into impact investments, collaborating with IFC and World Bank

LeapFrog’s decade of experience in impact measurement led to co-creation of the 9 principles

October 8 2018 UT Life Insurance rebrands to miLife Insurance, along with its new slogan; Live More

The rebranding reflects both the evolution of the company as well as its vision for the future

September 26 2018 LeapFrog invests in Pyramid Group, the largest distributor of cardiac and orthopaedic equipment in East Africa

The latest investment follows on from LeapFrog’s recent investments in Ascent Meditech, a leading Indian medical products company, and Goodlife Pharmacy, now the largest pharmacy brand in East Africa

July 17 2018 LeapFrog acquires majority stake in Ascent Meditech, a leading Indian medical products company

The investment will tap into the rapidly growing $100 billion Indian healthcare market and expand the company’s export footprint

July 11 2018 LeapFrog CEO, awarded insurance industry gold medal, calls for industry to reach 4 billion under-served consumers by 2030

Dr. Andy Kuper, founder and CEO of LeapFrog, has received the 2018 Founder’s Award and Gold Medal from the International Insurance Society for his pioneering work

June 15 2018 LeapFrog invests in one of Nigeria’s largest pensions administrators, ARM Pensions

The investment in ARM Pensions will tap a rapidly growing pensions market, with a particular focus on deepening reach into the vast group of emerging consumers in Nigeria

June 15 2018 Goodlife Pharmacy, East Africa’s Leading Pharmacy Brand named ‘Portfolio Company of the Year’ at the 2018 Private Equity Africa GP & Advisor Awards

The company is on target to rise to address the health needs of 5.5 million emerging consumers

May 24 2018 LeapFrog appoints emerging market leader Frances Holliday as General Counsel

LeapFrog expects to benefit from Frances’s expertise in navigating the complexities of the regulatory environments for both financial services and healthcare in Asia and Africa

May 18 2018 EMPEA launches working group to accelerate gender parity in the global private capital industry

LeapFrog, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cartica Management LLC will be part of the association’s first industry initiative aimed at addressing the gender gap in emerging market private equity

February 27 2018 LeapFrog successfully builds and exits Ghana’s top pensions provider

LeapFrog’s investment has enabled Petra Trust to scale swiftly to become the country’s largest independent pensions trustee

February 27 2018 LeapFrog selected for ImpactAssets 50

The list recognises outstanding impact investment funds with a demonstrated positive social, environmental and financial impact

February 19 2018 IFMR Capital rebrands to become Northern Arc Capital

Through a combination of capital, products and partnerships, Northern Arc and its subsidiaries have created a platform that connects millions of borrowers to mainstream debt investors

February 2 2018 LeapFrog appoints former CEO of Mutual & Federal, Raimund Snyders as Partner and Fernanda Lima, formerly Managing Director at DWM as Director of Asian Investments

The appointments further bolster LeapFrog’s team of investment professionals who are focused on scaling some of the most innovative emerging-market financial companies

January 31 2018 New leadership, IFC investment and strong growth cement Goodlife as largest pharmacy brand in East Africa

Veteran of East African Healthcare, Amaan Khalfan, appointed as Goodlife CEO

January 24 2018 LeapFrog leads $47 million investment in India’s NeoGrowth – the digital lending leader

New category of lending for small and medium-sized enterprises with underwriting based on digital payment transaction data

December 19 2017 LeapFrog sells its stake in BIMA, the pioneering digital insurance platform, as Allianz invests $96.6m

BIMA has sold 30m policies in 14 emerging market countries since 2010

December 7 2017 WorldRemit raises $40m to target 10 million customers

LeapFrog invests in WorldRemit, a disruptive industry leader employing innovative technology to reach emerging consumers with fast, secure, low-cost remittance services

December 6 2017 LeapFrog launches programme to tackle the talent development challenge in emerging market growth firms

PFI invests cornerstone $1.5million USD in the LeapFrog Talent Accelerator

November 22 2017 EMPEA Appoints Torbjorn Caesar, Andrew Kuper and Drew Guff to its Board of Directors

Andrew Kuper, LeapFrog’s Founder and CEO appointed by EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets to serve on its Board of Directors

November 8 2017 Jumo Wins US$150k Third Annual Mastercard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize

The Mastercard Foundation presented its Clients at the Centre Prize to South African financial services marketplace company Jumo

November 1 2017 As India bolsters banks, LeapFrog sales show that alternative lenders and insurers are the true drivers of economic growth

Five acquisitions of LeapFrog companies in a year by global and Indian investors signal continued momentum in India’s financial inclusion revolution

October 16 2017 Mahindra Finance attracts new investment with focus on increasing insurance penetration in rural India

LeapFrog exits its shareholding in Mahindra Insurance Brokers to XL Group, a global leader in reinsurance

September 13 2017 LeapFrog companies reach 111 million people and grow 43% in impact investing milestone

A decade of focus on the growth markets of Asia and Africa has driven LeapFrog’s performance

June 20 2017 LeapFrog announces USD 180 million investment in market leader Enterprise Group Ltd

The commitment to Enterprise Group marks the largest ever investment in Ghana’s insurance sector

June 20 2017 LeapFrog and Omidyar Network target unbanked billions in Cignifi deal

LeapFrog invests in Cignifi, a big data platform powering large-scale financial inclusion in emerging markets

April 24 2017 AllLife Group announces global insurance industry first for diabetes

AllLife Group has announced a landmark agreement with Royal London, UK’s largest mutual life, pensions and investments company

March 7 2017 LeapFrog invests in Fincare, a distinctive platform for financial inclusion

LeapFrog announces investment in high-growth microfinance institution in India

December 20 2016 LeapFrog partially exits IFMR Capital to Standard Chartered Private Equity

A testament to the high growth of the Indian financial sector, and strategic interest of global institutions in companies leading financial inclusion

November 23 2016 LeapFrog invests in Goodlife Pharmacy

LeapFrog announces move into healthcare with the largest direct investment in East African retail pharmacy sector to date

November 11 2016 LeapFrog in partial exit from IFMR Capital to Fidelity’s Eight Roads

A major boost for financial inclusion in India and demonstrates the attractiveness of this market

September 9 2016 LeapFrog hires Head of Private Equity from Linklaters as General Counsel

Stuart will oversee all LeapFrog’s legal functions, further strengthening governance, risk management and transaction capabilities

July 6 2016 LeapFrog companies reveal new model of growth, creating 102,000 jobs

LeapFrog Investments today announced that its portfolio companies now employ 102,438 people in Asia, Africa and Latin America

April 14 2016 LeapFrog companies grow 29% and reach 82 million people

LeapFrog announces its annual results, demonstrating unprecedented success and scale for profit-with-purpose businesses

February 18 2016 LeapFrog appoints industry leaders to drive healthcare expansion

LeapFrog announces leaders of a global team for healthcare investments

January 25 2016 LeapFrog invests in Ghana’s UT Life

LeapFrog acquires a majority stake in Ghana’s UT Life Insurance Company Ltd

January 18 2016 Prudential Financial and LeapFrog launch partnership in Africa

Prudential and LeapFrog launch $350 million investment partnership

January 18 2016 LeapFrog appoints new partners and expands leadership team

LeapFrog appoints Karima Ola and Nick Moon as partners

December 10 2015 OPIC commits up to $200m to LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog Investments is set to receive up to $200m from OPIC.

April 28 2015 LeapFrog, FMO and Partner Re invest in Indonesia’s Reliance

$45m investment to boost Reliance’s focus on the vast emerging middle-class

March 30 2015 LeapFrog, KKR and Indium invest in Magma

Partnership will extend Magma’s deep reach into rural India

February 26 2015 LeapFrog invests $25m in afb

Growth capital for a fast-growing fintech platform offering life-changing financial tools across sub-Saharan Africa

December 19 2014 LeapFrog and Lombard invest in SMK Insurance

Thailand’s second largest auto insurer aims to capture rapid insurance growth in underpenetrated markets

November 20 2014 LeapFrog to acquire majority stake in Resolution Insurance

Investment to springboard expansion into East Africa’s under-served general insurance market

October 8 2014 LeapFrog Investments sells stake in Apollo

Successful exit, as LeapFrog sells stake in Kenyan insurer to Swiss Re

September 9 2014 LeapFrog fund surges to $400m as global investors lean in

Fund to tap historic demand for financial services from 2 billion emerging consumers in Africa and Asia

March 31 2014 LeapFrog to invest in IFMR Capital

LeapFrog invests $29m in IFMR Capital to enable affordable and efficient access to finance for millions across India

January 25 2014 LeapFrog invests in Ghana’s Petra Trust

Investment aims to capitalise on dramatic growth in Africa’s pension markets

December 5 2013 LeapFrog successfully exits Express Life to Prudential PLC

Transaction marks entry of a global insurer into the fast-growing African insurance industry

September 9 2013 LeapFrog announces first close of Fund II at US$204 million

LeapFrog raises initial $204m as insurers and asset managers eye emerging consumer markets

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