Giga Bagishvili

Funding & Investor Relations Manager

Giga Bagishvili is Microfinance sector based professional, leading Funding & Investor Relations
Division at JSC MFO Crystal. Within 3 years he has managed to raise more than GEL 300 million
from International Financial Institutions, Local Banks and Capital Market. One of his critical role is to
diversity and mitigate funding related risks. Under his management Crystal first time received Fitch
credit rating in 2017 (annually renewed), which was followed by the first ever capital market
transaction in Georgian Microfinance Industry. Overall, through effective negotiations Crystal has
access on one of the low-cost sources of funding in the sector, which takes critical role for
sustainable development of institution. Giga Bagishvili holds BBA in finance from International Black
Sea University, graduated with honors and currently studies on MBA program at Caucasus
University. Giga is progressing with CFA program and steadily looks for knowledge and expertise in
Investment field.