Leveraging Equity Investments to Build Inclusive Financial Markets
Equity as a funding instrument is particularly important for the responsible development of financial markets. Through purchasing shares in financial services providers (FSPs) and other types of institutions, development finance institutions (DFIs) and social investors have three distinct opportunities to shape market players and in turn influence how markets develop by potentially driving competition, promoting innovation, improving market efficiencies, creating demonstration to crowd-in others and ultimately better serve customers.
- Resource type Technical Note
- Author Estelle Lahaye
- OrganisationCGAP, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
- Year of Publication2016
- Number of pages16 pp.
- Series title/IDCGAP Focus Note
- Vol./issue number104
- Keywords Equity Finance, equity investment, Inclusive Finance, Investment