Project Experience

Pakistan

Feasibility Study for a Greenfield MSME Bank to support Financial Inclusion, 2013-2014


The project focused on exploring whether market conditions were conducive to setting up an MSME greenfield bank. The main methodological elements of the assignment were the following: market research to identify demand for banking services; identification of existing products and possible new products to support financial inclusion; identification of service delivery channels; potential location of branches, and roll out strategy; creation of funding strategy, identification of alternatives for the establishment of greenfield bank including requirements to be met by investors; and preparation of financial projections and business plan for a greenfield bank.