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We will make haste, but slowly: SBFC Finance founder & CEO Aseem Dhru

Backed by the Singapore-based Clermont Group and Arpwood Partners, SBFC Finance wants to redefine the play in lending to micro-enterprises

Aseem Dhru, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SBFC Finance
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Aseem Dhru, founder & Chief Executive Officer, SBFC Finance

Raghu Mohan Mumbai
Three years after acquiring the Rs 807-crore loan book of Karvy Financial Services, SBFC Finance’s assets under management exceed Rs 3,000 crore. Backed by the Singapore-based Clermont Group and Arpwood Partners, it wants to redefine the play in lending to micro-enterprises. 
 
ASEEM DHRU, the company’s founder and chief executive officer, spoke to Raghu Mohan. Edited excerpts:

What is your positioning in the small-ticket credit markets?

The small-business segment is in the rain-shadow of state-run and private banks, and there is space to be a nationwide player in it. There are nearly 65 million small businesses and not more than 8-9

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First Published: Mar 29 2021 | 6:10 AM IST

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