Announcement for MFTransparency’s transition

In March 2015, MFTransparency announced that they will be shutting its doors.

Microfinance CEO Working Group posted a blog commending MFTransparency’s work and calling the industry to action on pricing transparency, the blog post can be […]

Enclude-Structured Fund Achieves $40+ Million First Close

Sustainability | Finance | Real Economies (SFRE, pronounced Sapphire) the Company, for which Enclude acted as designer, structuring advisor and placement agent, was launched in Paris in March (3.11.15). The announcement was made during […]

LeapFrog invests US$25mn in AFB Mauritius Limited. A major new investment in the fintech space in Africa.

LeapFrog Investments is investing US$25m in AFB Mauritius Limited (“afb”). afb is a disruptive financial technology platform that offers life-changing financial tools to financially-excluded consumers and small businesses in sub-Saharan Africa.  afb partners with […]

AfriCap Governance Case Study Released

We’re pleased to announce the recent release of the FIEC sponsored AfriCap Governance paper, which was published by Calmeadow and written by Grassroots Capital Management.

The recent publication, An Assessment of AfriCap Governance, focuses on the […]

Triodos Sells 15% Equity Stake in K-rep Bank of Kenya

http://www.microcapital.org/downloads/9ARGQQ/MicroCapitalMonitor_Dec2014.pdf

VisionFund Selling Credo of Georgia to rA and Triodos

http://www.microcapital.org/downloads/9ARGQQ/MicroCapitalMonitor_Dec2014.pdf

AfriCap Governance Case Study Released

We’re pleased to announce the recent release of the FIEC sponsored AfriCap Governance paper, which was published by Calmeadow and written by Grassroots Capital Management.

The recent publication, An Assessment of AfriCap Governance, focuses on the […]

The Growth of Commercial Microfinance 2005–2008

The Growth of Commercial Microfinance 2005–2008
by Preetesh Kantak, 2011 and by Elisabeth Rhyne and Brian Busch, 2006

This study tracks and analyzes the growth of the commercial microfinance industry over  a period of several years […]