Muthoot Fincorp Ltd., the flagship company of Muthoot Pappachan Group, is one of the largest NBFCs in India, registered with the Reserve Bank of India. Muthoot Fincorp is a provider of mass finance in the form of gold loans. Decades of dedicated research and experience in rural strongholds have enabled the Company to provide quick and customised finance options and investment schemes for millions of customers who do not have access to mainstream commercial banks. Muthoot Fincorp is amongst the largest Gold Loan companies in India and has an average of 50,000 walk-in customers per day. The company has a diverse mix of retail offerings catering to the various needs of its customers including Loan products, Money Transfer, Foreign Exchange, Insurance Services and Wealth Management Services.
The Muthoot Pappachan Group firmly believes that financial inclusion of the economically weaker section of society is important for the socio-economic growth of the country. With that belief Muthoot Pappachan Group launched Muthoot Micro Finance, a micro-finance offering that focuses on empowering women through financial literacy training. Muthoot Micro Finance follows the Joint Liability Group (JLG) model of micro-finance. Clients are organised in groups of five to ten women from economically weaker sections of society living in rural and semi-urban areas or urban slums. Target clients are economically active women with regular cash flow through lawful, sustainable and stable economic activity. Under this program, each individual in a JLG is offered a loan between Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 depending on her repayment capacity, for a tenure of 52 weeks. Muthoot Micro Finance also fosters entrepreneurship skills among women and gives them basic financial literacy.
The Company entered the affordable housing finance arena through a subsidiary – Muthoot Housing Finance Company Ltd (MHFL). MHFL caters mainly to the housing finance requirements of customers in the middle and lower income category. The Company offers housing loan, primarily to the people in the unorganised sector to make their dream of owning a home come true. Loan amounts range from Rs 3 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs, with a loan repayment period up to 15 years and a loan to property value of up to 80%. MHFL offers loans for the purchase of ready property, house/flats under-construction, self-construction on own plot and home extension.
The Net worth of Muthoot Fincorp as on 31st March 2014 is Rs. 1249.85 crores and the Capital Adequacy Ratio of the Company is 21.01%.