LFS joined FMO, IFC, RENEW, and Swaye Ventures to discuss investment climate and VC/PE opportunities in Ethiopia, at a panel organized by Enkopa. LFS discussed its experience in designing the Ethiopian Entrepreneurship Fund (EEF).
LFS has developed a Digital Transformation Readiness Tool for Financial Institutions. Over the past 12 months, the tool has been applied with a total of 13 clients in 7 countries, who have been supported in their digital transformation journey.
From 2018 to 2020, the LFS team worked on six assignments in housing finance to equip MFIs to improve living conditions for low-income people through finance. Projects included housing market research, product development, and roll-out of tailor-made products. Access to housing finance has improved through all projects.
LFS Advisory recently concluded a multiyear effort in advising four Peruvian financial institutions on expanding access to credit for rural micro and small enterprises. With the improved competency and developed teams, the participant entities will continue providing sustainable access to finance for Peruvian farmers and rural entrepreneurs.
Tanzania was an early adopter of mobile money. Until today, many SACCOS, who are important pillars of the financial system, rely on manual systems and cash transactions. How was LFS Advisory able to connect the two puzzle pieces?
LFS Advisory a le plaisir de vous inviter à rejoindre lesprofessionnels Tunisiens du secteur agricole et financierpour un webinaire sponsorisé par la Facilité d’AssistanceTechnique de SANAD.
Your Financial Institution knows it needs to digitally transform and is probably already implementing some projects, but do you have a strategy or even fully understand your digital status quo?
Over the last year, LFS has managed many projects to promote Local Currency (LCY) Finance in emerging markets – helping a variety of development finance stakeholders to mitigate the challenges that FX Risk poses to the Sustainable Development Goals.
LFS Advisory, together with Niras and Convergence, were contracted by KfW to analyze German and international Financial Cooperation experiences in the area of innovative development finance, and generate concrete proposals on how to further develop financial cooperation instruments and approaches.
2020 was a difficult year globally. It has shifted how work is accomplished and altered the way people connect with each other. Nonetheless, we’ve chosen to focus on the positive and grow.
Currently, all mobile money services have one common operational struggle, ensuring effective cash management for agents and subsequently customers. We want to introduce HelloCash, a specialized platform that provides anyone in need of cash deposit or withdrawal to collaborate directly and manage their cash needs.
LFS is launching its new Covid-19 Risk Management Assessment (CRMA) Tool for Financial Institutions. The tool helps impact investors and managers in mapping, comparing and monitoring the preparedness of investee companies for managing the global COVID-19 outbreak.
On March 23, LFS hosts their second webinar in English on the Corona related crisis / risk management and business continuity for financial institutions coping with the global COVID-19 outbreak. The participation was more than a success.
LFS have began conducting webinars on the Corona related crisis / risk management and business continuity for financial institutions coping with the global COVID-19 outbreak.
In December of this year, the Latin America team of LFS advisors successfully concluded a multiyear effort in advising 4 large Peruvian financial institutions on improving agricultural credit products in rural areas. The team’s experts in agricultural finance spent several months around the country in primarily rural areas. Working side by side with farmers and credit analysts, the advisors learned about specific needs and preferences for financial services.
Berlin/Lilongwe, December 2019 - LFS Advisory GmbH (“LFS”), a leading global impact advisory firm based in Berlin (Germany), and Foster Lewis, a local consultancy with transaction focus based in Lilongwe (Malawi), have formed a strategic alliance to provide investment advisory and capital market services to investors and impact-generating enterprises in Southeastern Africa.
Marco de Natale from LFS Advisory moderated an event focused on exploring the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion
LFS strengthens its Berlin head office team with two experienced new joiners: Chris Statham (Left) and Marco de Natale (Right)
LFS Advisory GmbH welcomes Divya Balakrishnan, who joined the Berlin team in December 2018. Divya will be LFS’ new business line manager for Green Finance.
Working to finance equipment and machinery allowing positive effects on agricultural production, employment and income for rural Peruvians.
In the context of the spin-off of its AccessHolding-related business lines, LFS has decided to conduct a corporate re-branding.
The spin-off of the AccessHolding business divisions is associated with changes in the management structure of LFS.