British International Investment

Equitas Holdings Limited

IndiaSouth AsiaFinancial services

Equitas specialises in providing loans to small entrepreneurs. Based in Chennai, southern India, it lends money to three million microfinance customers in 616 locations across 12 Indian states.

It also offers lending for affordable housing and financing for commercial vehicles.

Since its creation in 2007, the company has become one of the leading microcredit businesses in India. It is publicly listed, and holds a small finance bank licence from the Reserve Bank of India.

Investments made by BII in this company:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $16.16m Financial services December 2013 Exited
Investment 02 $5.95m Financial services November 2014 Exited

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