Leasing for Small and Micro Enterprises. A guide for designing and managing leasing schemes in developing countries.

Presents an illustration of the pros and cons of leasing to small and micro enterprises, including an overview of the risks for the financial institution.

Based on experiences with micro-leasing schemes in many different parts of the world, this books assists managers of NGOs and micro-finance institutions in developing countries who are contemplating starting a leasing scheme. It explains what leasing is, how to design and market a lease product, and how to deal with regulatory and fiscal issues. Legal and fiscal practices from different countries are described to illustrate general notions on the regulatory aspects of leasing. For those weighting the pros and cons of offering a lease product, this book provides valuable insights.