MicroRate.com recently released their State of Microfinance Investment 2011 report. Here are a few key findings from the press release:

  • Low-priced, domestic funding in key countries has been crowding out foreign private capital.
  • Latin America & the Caribbean is now in second place behind Europe/Central Asia in terms of the geographic investment distribution – receiving 35% and 37% respectively of total MIV investments.
  • Top fund executives predict growth rates of 20-30% for the remainder of 2011 and into 2012.
  • Both MFIs and MIVs are giving increasing priority to social performance.

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