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Equitas files papers for IPO: Several PE, VC investors to exit – VC Circle

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015 It is the fifth largest microfinance firm in the country Chennai-based microfinance firm Equitas Holdings Ltd has filed its draft herring prospectus with the capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India for its initial public offering (IPO). The proposed issue would make Equitas the second microfinance institution (MFI) to go …
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Commercial Credit and Finance PLC receives Rs. 1.68 billion: the Largest International PE Investment into a Sri Lankan LFC from Creation Investments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Commercial Credit and Finance PLC receives Rs. 1.68 billion: the Largest International PE Investment into a Sri Lankan LFC from Creation Investments February 26, 2014 Chicago, IL USA – Leading emerging markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC, through Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund II L.P. (collectively, “Creation”), has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.4 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka’s …
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Commercial Credit and Finance PLC receives Rs. 1.68 billion from Creation Investments: the Largest International PE Investment into a Sri Lankan LFC

Leading frontier markets private equity investor, Creation Investments Capital Management LLC (“Creation”), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Creation Investments Sri Lanka LLC (“Creation Sri Lanka”), has agreed to invest Rs. 1.68 billion (US$12.4 million equivalent) into one of Sri Lanka’s leading finance companies, Commercial Credit and Finance PLC (“CCF”). The transaction will involve the issuance …
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The Relationship Between Microfinance, Entrepreneurship And Sustainability In Reducing Poverty In Developing Nations

Organization: The African Youths Organization Solution Description The extent to which microfinance, entrepreneurship and sustainability are inter-related is dependent on the extent to which it addresses the economic development process for example. If we are looking for an action which will enable the poor to overcome their poverty, I would go for credit invested in …
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Financial Innovation and Social Impact – The Economist

Playing with fire Financial innovation can do a lot of good, says Andrew Palmer. It is its tendency to excess that must be curbed Feb 25th 2012 | from the print edition     FINANCIAL INNOVATION HAS a dreadful image these days. Paul Volcker, a former chairman of America’s Federal Reserve, who emerged from the …
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Social impact is an integral part of investors’ agenda – Citi Microfinance

    Microfinance Focus, January 17, 2012: Bob Annibale is Global Director of Citi Microfinance and Community Development. He leads Citi’s commercial relationships with microfinance institutions, networks and investors across the globe. Bob also represents Citi on the Board of the Microfinance Information Exchange, the Council of Microfinance Equity Funds, the SEEP Network, the Microfinance Network …
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dfe Partners and Creation Investments Establish CEE Microfinance Holdings, as a Regional Holding Company and Complete 3 Acquisitions

Combined Talent from Financial Services and Microfinance Join to Expand Microfinance Services Throughout Central and Eastern Europe DATELINE, September 23rd, 2010 – CEE Microfinance Holdings, N.V., a new, private equity backed, Dutch holding company owned by the Balkan Financial Sector Equity Fund, managed by the Swiss based dfe partners, and Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund …