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Project Name: Specialized Financial Intermediary Development Fund— Subproject 6 Próspero Microfinanzas Fund
Project Description: TaiwanICDF contributed to the Próspero Microfinanazs Fund (Fund) through IDB/MIF. The Fund will invest in the microfinance institutes in the Latin America and Carribean region(Subprojects). Prospero Mircofinanzas GP, Ltd. is responsible for identifying and managing the Subprojects. The key governance structure of the Fund is composed of the Adivisory Committee and the Investment Committee.

Project Objectives: The specific objectives of the project is (i) to make equity and equity-like investments predominantly in small MFIs in the Latian America and the Caribbean region to create a more competitive microfinance industry, and (ii) to expand the microfinance frontier to demonstrate the business opportunity and social importance of serving the less penetrated microfinance markets.
Executing Agency: Prospero Mircofinanzas GP, Ltd.
Implementation Arrangement: The Fund’s principal investment strategy is the acquisition and management of equity and quasi-equity investments in nine or ten MFIs which have recently been transformed, or are transforming, into regulated and supervised institutions.
Phone: +886 2 2873-2323 ext. 506
E-mail: daphne_tien@icdf.org.tw
Approval Date: 2012/5/30
Sector: Economic Infrastructure and Services
Sector Item: Banking and Financial Services
Cooperating Country: Central America, South America, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador
Cooperating Organization: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2014/8/4
  • Date Updated:2018/9/27