Investing in Microfinance

Integrating New Asset Classes into an Asset Allocation Framework Applying Scenario Methodology

  • Authors
  • Philipp M.┬áBecker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 144-166

About this book


Strategic asset allocation purposes and particularly the evaluation of new asset classes require a forward-looking approach. Philipp M. Becker investigates the attractiveness of microfinance investments for different investor categories. To integrate microfinance into an asset allocation framework he applies an innovative scenario approach. He discovers that microfinance investments are efficient especially for risk-averse investor categories.


Finance Investment Investments Portfolio Rating asset allocation investors portfolio allocations scenario methodology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, Wiesbaden 2010
  • Publisher Name Gabler
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-8349-2567-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-8349-8926-0
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