Since its establishment in 2007, ASA International (“ASA International” or the “Company”) has become the largest international microfinance institution in the world. ASA International serves more than 2.5 million clients and employs approximately 12,500 staff in thirteen countries in Asia and Africa, including the Philippines, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone.
Almost all of ASA International’s clients are female micro-entrepreneurs who are engaged in a variety of small businesses, ranging from small shops, restaurants, cottage industries to various trading activities. ASA International provides microfinance loans to its 2.4 million clients from 2,044 branches based in the communities where our clients live and work, with an average outstanding loan size ranging of approximately USD 180.
On July 13, 2018, ASA International successfully completed an initial public offering (“IPO”) and was admitted to the Premium segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange which valued the Company at GBP 313 million (at the time equivalent to USD 414 million).
More information on ASA International can be found at www.asa-international.com.