mission-and-vision

Mission

Promote flow of funds from capital markets to microfinance and SME sector through greater transparency and growth of both segments globally.

Our reports guarantee objectivity, independence of opinion, and quality of analysis, supporting the strengthening of the financial sector in general.

What sets us apart?

Our services are designed to add value to microfinance institutions (MFIs). Our clients have been able to strengthen their operations, gain international visibility, and diversify their funding sources. Moreover, our reports are highly regarded by investors and other key players in the sector.

Our history

1997

PIONEERS IN THE SECTOR

MicroRate begins operations in Washington D.C., USA.

2003

SETTING UP OF BRANCH OFFICE

Its branch office in Lima, Peru, opens to coordinate operations in Latin America and the Caribbean from there.

2011

AUTHORIZATION BY PERUVIAN SUPERINTENDENCY OF BANKING AND INSURANCE (SBS)

MicroRate is authorized and recognized by Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Pension Fund Administrators of Peru (SBS) to operate as regulated risk rating agency.

Our Values

INDEPENDENCE

INDEPENDENCE

We are always ready to act proactively and freely, making our own judgments, which do not necessarily conform to the visions of external agents.

INTEGRITY

INTEGRITY

We communicate our ideas and feelings openly and directly, while committed to honesty even in difficult negotiations with external parties.

COMMITMENT

COMMITMENT

Our commitment implies a constant effort to go beyond what is planned, both on a personal and organizational level.

Our Team

Damian von Stauffenberg

Founder and Chairman of Rating Committee

María Belén Effio

General Manager

Mayumi Ogata

Head of Operations

Diego Otero

Head Of Business Development

Victor Ibañez

Head of Administration and Finance