for W3c validation
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.