Networks of MSE banks for financial sector development – a case-study in private–public partnership
and most recently in Africa. This article describes how IPC formed the investment company, IMI, owned by private and public shareholders, and has made investments in 18 microenterprise banks in the last six years. It argues that having the same shareholders within IMI makes it easier to apply
the same business model consistently across all the banks and to transfer knowledge and resources between the banks.
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