From Looking to Seeing

I met today with the promoter and CEO of one of our newer Small Business Loan Originators and visited some of their end borrowers in Bombay.

The rich invest in the poor

The recent securitisation transaction completed by IFMR Capital was a landmark deal in the microfinance sector. It was a Rs. 108 Mn rated securitisation transaction backed by microloans originated…

Effect of IFRS on Banks & NBFCs

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a discussion on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)  which was attended by chartered accountants and key financial stakeholders.

MFIs, markets need each other

The goal of an investment professional is to maximise the risk-adjusted return on the overall portfolio through diversification within and across asset classes.