We are extremely happy to confirm that Niroshani Sawanawadu will join BOPA as COO. Niroshani, who is currently Country Manager of LOLC Myanmar, comes with an impressive operational track record in the microfinance industry. Most recently she has been part of building one of the leading microfinance companies in Myanmar... read more →
We are very pleased to announce that BOPA has now become a member of the Financial inclusion Equity Council (FIEC), which consists of all major equity investors in the microfinance area. The equity council meets twice a year to discuss issues in the industry, valuations and to generally network. It... read more →
BOPA participates in Microfinance Equity Council (FIEC) 2014 Fall meetings in Zurich hosted by responsAbility.
BOPA is featured in major Danish newspaper “Børsen”. “Børsen” confirms that Microfinance has grown into a USD 100 billion global industry which offers attractive returns to investors. Interview with BOPA CEO Christian Andersen, who explains BOPA's strategy and future plans.
BOPA partner in Vietnam, Thanh Hoa FPW, receives the Commercial Microfinance Licence by State Bank of Vietnam and becomes only the third MFI in Vietnam to receive such a licence.
BOPA increases convertible debt investment in Thanh Hoa FPW in Vietman. Access to finance remains one of the key bottleneck for Micro and SME entrepreneurs in Vietnam and BOPA looks forward to supporting Thanh Hoa FPW in building further scale and outreach in the exciting Vietnamese market.
BOPA increases convertible debt investment in TRM (Tuba Rai Metin) in East Timor. TRM is in the midst of transforming into a deposit taking institution and a key partner of BOPA. BOPA is co-investing in TRM with International Finance Corporation (IFC). TRM is now the largest MFI in East Timor... read more →
BOPA completes USD 500,000 equity investment in Asian Credit Fund (ACF) in Kazakhstan. ACF has impressive management and targets low income households for business development and energy efficient renovations in rural areas of Kazakhstan.
BOPA Chairman of the Board, Michael Steen Lunde, attends the Boulder Institute of Microfinance training in Turin, July 7-25, 2014. The training is one of the best executive training courses for microfinance professionals and a great opportunity to build knowledge and a network in the microfinance community. BOPA supports all... read more →