Summary: Investors could earn up to 15% per annum through Newpin Social Benefit Bonds launched by Social Ventures Australia. Yield returns from the $7 million issue will vary according to whether Newpin can meet performance hurdles. The minimum investment is $50,000.
Key take-out: The NSW government will guarantee investors a minimum 5% yield on their investment for the first three years. If key performance rates are not achieved the bonds can be redeemed after three years, with only 75% of principal returned.