12 Nov 2015
2006 Annual Conference in London

Hosted by Citigroup Microfinance in London, the conference focused on “Finding Equilibrium as MFIs Grow and Evolve: Balancing Financial and Social Objectives. The main topics discussed were:

  1. Managing Institutional Growth and Evolution
  2. Balancing Financial and Social Objectives through Social Ratings
  3. Use of Staff Incentives in Microfinance to Balance Financial and Social Performance
  4. Political Risk: Potential Threats and Challenges
  5. Financing for Growth: Debt or Equity?


Following the conference, there was also a joint meeting with Council of Microfinance Equity Funds (CMEF) to discuss the Valuation of MFI Equity Investments and the state of Microfinance Investment Funds.