Symbiotics and CGAP publish report: “Microfinance Funds – 10 years of Research and Practice”
The market size of investments in the microfinance sector by specialized financing vehicles has increased over five-fold in the last decade. This is one of the many high-level findings coming out of the recently released white paper co-written by Symbiotics and CGAP about the 10-year landscape of microfinance off-shore investments.
This paper reflects back on 10 years of data and analysis on microfinance investment vehicles (MIVs), shedding light on their progress during the period 2006-2015. It serves as a landmark report in not only understanding MIVs' role as incubators for foreign investments in emerging microfinance markets, but also contextualizes their future outlook in contributing to a greater degree of financial inclusion in the developing world.
Read the full report here