I. DWM’s Mission and Business Strategy Linking MFIs and SME FIs in developing countries to international capital markets Foster financial services to the poor in all developing countries Help strengthen & grow MFIs and SME FIs Link MFIs and SME FIs to international capital markets funding Design innovative financial solutions to meet the capital needs of MFIs and SME FIs and help low-income entrepreneurs to grow and prosper DWM Investors Investment Vehicles debt, equity, hybrids & others MFIs and SME FIs Entrepreneurs
II. Defining SMEs Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) still remains a catch-all phrase, open to many different business models and subject to many different classifications particular to each respective region.
II. SMEs and Economic Development SMEs can promote economic development in emerging markets through: Increased business productivity Use and promotion of more advanced technologies Economies of scale Employment creation
III. Limited Financing: Obstacle to SME Growth SMEs worldwide named financing constraints as the second biggest obstacle to their growth, while large firms placed financing constraints fourth* Many SMEs do not qualify at commercial banks Weak collateral, unaudited financials, and higher perceived risk and cost SME financing needs surpass MFI lending capabilities Inadequate underwriting methodologies Inexperience with individual-based lending Inexperience with collateral Limited funding sources *World Bank’s “World Business Environment Survey” 2008
III. Current SME Lending Sources Banks: Commercial banks moving down-market ACBA Credit Agricole Bank in Armenia Banco Pichincha in Ecuador (CrediFé) MFIs: MFIs moving up-market Mibanco in Peru XacBank in Mongolia SME FIs ProCredit Bank Capital Markets: Domestic and international structured debt transactions Venture Capital and Angel Investors Debt Equity
IV: DWM and SME Financing For DWM, investing in SME FIsis a natural extension of microfinance investing DWM has provided over $100MM in senior and subordinated debt to SME FIs including: 25% Equity stake in leading Bolivian SME FI DWM arranged: $25MM Bond issuance for AccessBank, Azerbaijan €34MM Private placement for SME Bank Network
V: SMEs: Attractive Investment Space Strong growth potential – less saturated market than microfinance Good credit quality – DWM shows PAR>30 for SME banks ~1.5% less than pure microfinance institutions Impact investment – like microfinance, provides a private-sector approach to emerging markets economic development
Promote better business environment for SMEs Lower barriers to entry for small businesses Improve quality of financial information for lenders (e.g. credit bureaus)
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