SKS Microfinance IPO – Updates

SKS Microfinance’s IPO planned for the end of this month is the culmination of a long journey that began more than a decade ago.

History of SKS Microfinance

SKS Microfinance is currently India’s largest and the world’s fastest growing microfinance organization.SKS Microfinance was started in 1998 as an NGO and stands for Swayam Krishi Sangam (SKS), which means ‘Self-help union’ in the local language of Telegu. SKS Microfinance transformed into an Non Banking Finance Company(NBFC) in 2005 and is regulated by the Reserve Bank of India(RBI).

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List of articles related to SKS Microfinance IPO

SKS Microfinance IPO to hit markets by end of July 2010

SKS Microfinance IPO gets CARE rating of 4/5

SKS Microfinance plans to lower it’s Interest Rates

Catamaran Venture fund invests Rs 28 Crore in SKS Microfinance at discounted rate of Rs 300 per share.

SKS Microfinance – Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP)

SKS Microfinance – Sequoia becomes promoter to file DRHP within a month

At Crossroads – Forbes article on SKS Microfinance

Interview with Suresh Gurumani – Newly appointed CEO of SKS Microfinance

Vikram Akula Steps Down as CEO of SKS Microfinance

Outlook money recommends investors to subscribe to SKS Microfinance IPO

SKS Microfinance raises more than Rs 100 Crore from Non Convertible Debentures

SKS Microfinance planning to convert into a Bank

Froth at the bottom of the pyramid – Vikram Akula responds to article on Microfinance by Wall Street Journal

Controversial Article about SKS Microfinance and other MFI’s by IIM Prof M.S Sriram

SKS Microfinance founder Vikram Akula locked in bitter custody battle with former wife.

SKS Microfinance Raises $75.4m in Equity Capital in Transaction Led by Sandstone Capital

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