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Alpha Hunters: Investing in Global Development

Dec 15th, 2011 | Filed under: Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies, Microfinance, Today's Post

Root Capital since inception have provided $330 million in credit to 349 small and growing businesses in 30 countries, maintaining a 99% repayment rate from our borrowers and a 100% repayment rate to our investors. This year alone, they have supplied $120 million in credit to 250 businesses which represent (or aggregate) 220,000 small-scale producers. That investment will (at a conservative estimate) benefit the lives of over 1.1 million people.