SME Finance & Leasing Documents

31.05.2017 | Convergences | Convergences

The microfinance sector continues to enjoy double-digit growth. Microfinance is not only a factor for financial inclusion, but is also a significant lever in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. By fostering access to services in the fields of...

31.03.2017 | M. Trombetta, M.L. Calvo, P. Casadio | IGC

This brief discusses the role of Financial Non-Governmental Organisations (FNGOs) in promoting the growth of microenterprises (MEs) into small enterprises (SEs) and the issues and constraints affecting their capacity and performance. It recommends...

28.02.2017 | Central Bank of Nigeria, IFC | Central Bank of Nigeria, IFC

This report is based on research commissioned by the Central Bank of Nigeria and IFC to understand the awareness, perceptions, and behavior of micro-small and medium-sized enterprises with regard to access to finance and financial services. The...

15.12.2016 | EIB | EIB

This study follows-up on European Investment Bank's (EIB) 2015 study on “Recent Trends in Banking in sub-Saharan Africa - From Financing to Investment”. Against the background of a rapidly evolving context for the Sub-Saharan Africa banking...

30.11.2016 | FinScope | FinMark Trust

The FinScope MSME Survey, developed by FinMark Trust, is a research tool to assess financial access in a country and to identify the constraints that prevent financial service providers from reaching the financially under- and un-served MSME owners....

23.11.2016 | Accion Venture Lab | Accion Venture Lab

This report by Accion Venture Lab describes the latest innovations in the field of micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) finance. In it, Venture Lab explores how innovative, tech-enabled lenders are using niche marketing, digital or mobile...

16.11.2016 | Afreximbank | Afreximbank

The Afreximbank Model Law on Factoring, is based on recommendations received from consultative meetings with factors, government and regulatory bodies, enterprises, legal experts and banks across Africa and the world. The model law defines and...

31.10.2016 | E. Amissah, A.Gyeke-Dako | IGC

This study adds to the recent strand of studies by using firm level data on Ghana to examine financing options and how that can impact firm growth. The authors extend the literature by looking at only informal firms that are essential to the growth...

08.09.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

his report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

31.07.2016 | P. Calice | The World Bank

This paper presents evidence on implementation of the World Bank Group and Financial Sector Reform and Strengthening Initiative "Principles for Public Credit Guarantee Schemes for Small and Medium Enterprises". The evidence is based on a...

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