BOPA (Base of Pyramid Asia) has concluded a 20% equity investment into MDO “MATIN”, which is a deposit taking MFI in Tajikistan. MDO “MATIN” started operations in 2009 and is currently serving around 13,000 clients. Mr. Christian Andersen, CEO of BOPA, said: “MDO “MATIN” is a very well managed institution... read more →
BOPA has concluded a USD 1 million subordinated convertible debt investment in Chamroeun Microfinance Limited, Cambodia, to enable the institution to continue growing its loan portfolio targeting poor entrepreneurs in urban and peri-urban areas in Cambodia. Niroshani Sawanawadu, COO of BOPA, stated: “We are very happy to conclude the investment... read more →
BOPA (Base of Pyramid Asia) concludes a USD 2.75 mio capital raise to fund further growth of BOPA´s equity investments in microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Asia. Download the full press release here
BOPA invests Equity in AMFIN (Alliance for Microfinance in Myanmar) to obtain 33% ownership.
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.