Vikram Akula, CEO of SKS Microfinance, is seeking a venture capital investment to fund his company. SKS, one of the largest and fastest growing microfinance institutions in India, is a profitable for-profit organization with a social mission. In what is one of the first commercial finance in the world, Akula must want the value at which the equity in SKS sell, and to whom to sell it. The case focuses on the evaluation, which is difficult because there is no comparable listed compani are at this time … Read more »

Vikram Akula, CEO of SKS Microfinance, is seeking a venture capital investment to fund his company. SKS, one of the largest and fastest growing microfinance institutions in India, is a profitable for-profit organization with a social mission. In what is one of the first commercial finance in the world, Akula must want the value at which the equity in SKS sell, and to whom to sell it. The case focuses on the evaluation, which is difficult because there is no comparable listed companies and the strategic aspects of fundraising are at this time.
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Shawn Cole,
Theresa Chen
Source: Harvard Business School
21 pages.
Release date: 07 Registered in May 2008. Prod #: 208137-PDF-ENG
SKS Microfinance HBR case solution

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