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Private Equity and Venture Capital in Smes in Developing Countries: The Role for Technical Assistance
This paper discusses the constraints for private equity financing of small and medium enterprises in developing economies. In addition to capital, private equity investors bring knowledge and
Doing business in South Asia in 2006
In this study the authors stress that businesses in South Asia have far to go to crack the upper echelons of the ranks of business in both rich and emerging economies in the ease of doing business.
Investing back home : the potential economic role of the Caribbean diaspora
This study was initiated as a result of interest expressed by Caribbean Governors attending the 2014 World Bank–International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings to tap into the regional Diaspora investor
Survey of the Kenyan Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape
This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Kenya. It provides an overview of the private equity and venture capital market in the country, describing key
Survey of the Nepal Private Equity and Venture Capital Environment
This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Nepal. It provides an overview of the nascent private equity and venture capital market in the country,
Investment funds for development program : programmatic approach background concept note
The overall objective of the SDGs is to overcome poverty and save the planet. To meet the SDGs, total incremental investment needs in developing countries through 2030 are estimated at US$1.5 to
Mutual Funds in Developing Markets : Addressing Challenges to Growth
This World Bank publication provides an overview of mutual funds in developing countries, outlining their role in the financial sector; the different types of mutual funds; the structure of the
Capital Markets and SMEs in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies : Can They Go the Distance?
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face significant financing gaps that stifle innovation and economic growth. The credit gap alone is estimated at dollar 4.5 trillion as of 2017 for emerging
Case study : designing a hybrid venture capital fund, Croatia
This report includes the following headlines: why is the government setting up a venture capital fund? Defining the target investee; what is the legal and regulatory environment under which the fund
Ghana Private Equity and Venture Capital Ecosystem Study
This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Ghana. It provides an overview of the private equity and venture capital market in the country, describing key