History and Accomplishments

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

  • MicroRate completes the first rating of a collateralized debt obligation
  • MicroRate publishes Microfinance Investment Vehicles: An Emerging Asset Class
  • MicroRate completes its first credit rating of an MFI

2004

  • MicroRate starts to annually track the assets invested in MFIs through MIVs. The results of these studies have been published and widely cited in the microfinance community

2003

2001

  • MicroRate opens an office in Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa

2000

  • MicroRate publishes its first report on analyzing the trends in microfinance, which was updated and re-published in 2002 and 2004

1997

  • MicroRate officially founded as the first agency to specialize in the rating of microfinance institutions (MFIs)

1996

  • First pilot ratings of microfinance institutions completed by MicroRate
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Technical Guide: Performance and Social Indicators for Microfinance Institutions
Washington D.C., May 16th 2014. - MicroRate published the Technical Guide: Performance and Social Indicators for Microfinance Institutions. This document gives the interpretation and calculation of the industry’s 18 most commonly used performance indicators.Four new indicators focus on social performance. … Continue reading