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Private equity funds to buy stake in Janalakshmi Financial Services for Rs 350 crore

Sabarinath M & ARCHANA RAI, ET Bureau Aug 8, 2013, 04.53AM IST MUMBAI/BANGALORE: A consortium of private equity(PE) funds including Tata Capital’s PE fund and Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity will pick up a significant minority stake in urban microlenderJanalakshmi Financial Services for close to Rs 350 crore, signalling confidence in the long-term potential of the microfinance industry after being shattered by the financial crisis in Andhra Pradesh. The infusion of …

Symbiotics 2013 MIV Survey Report: Market Data and Peer Group Analysis

» Posted by Meghan Gillis in Category: Investment Funds,Trends/Challenges at 8:42 am Published by Symbiotics Research and Advisory; 2013; 31 pages; available at:http://www.microfinancegateway.org/p/site/m//template.rc/1.9.62223 Symbiotics SA has conducted the seventh annual survey of microfinance investment vehicles (MIVs) which draws on survey responses from 84 MIVs representing approximately 93 percent of the global MIV market asset base. This paper presents an …

Indonesia’s Microfinance Industry Faces Overwhelming Demand

By Janice Winata on 2:12 pm July 23, 2013. Category Business, Economy, Editor’s Choice, Featured Tags: Indonesia bank banking industry, Indonesia economy,microfinance   Many roadside stall operators in Indonesia have to resort to loans from mobile banks (bank keliling) as they are unable to obtain formal banking services. (JG Photo/Fajrin Raharjo)   A tattooed man briefly interrupted Wastiri as he ducked into her …