Advisory Services – Implementing Impact

For over 20 years, SIMA’s Managing Partners have engaged in cutting edge initiatives in impact investing. We see alignment of business and social goals as fundamental to serve low-income people and reduce climate change.

Our advisory services provide tools for investors and practitioners to balance scale and sustainability with appropriate risk, and enhance impact.

SIMA’s team has placed over $1.5 billion in 250 social businesses across 50 countries. Our clients and investors include Fortune 500 companies, foundations, development institutions, networks and social investors. We have teams in Kenya, Pakistan, Switzerland and the US which provide us with local on the ground knowledge.

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What We Do


Investment & Market Analysis

Develop and structure impact investments
Evaluate and diligence companies serving the Base of the Pyramid
Execute program related investments for foundations and family offices
Portfolio evaluation and stress testing of credit risk management
Merger and acquisition advisory – buy- and sell- side mandates

Strategy & Implementation

Develop and implement impact investing and grant programs
Leverage resources by engaging stakeholders and mobilizing local resources
Share knowledge through research, organizing conferences and industry events
Implement CSR initiatives and employee engagement programs
Training for boards and employees

Goal Setting & Evaluation

Develop metrics and scorecards for social and environmental impact
Align business and impact strategies with stakeholder goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Evaluate and assess programs and technical assistance

Select Experience

EUR 25 million equity raise for large microfinance network
Fulfilled impact and climate change investment mandate with Fundacion Netri (Europe), MGR Foundation (US) and other foundations
Developed and implemented CSR strategy related to impact investing for Deutsche Bank
Development of a nonbank finance company for the financing of affordable schools in Pakistan
Creation of three regional microfinance holding companies with subsidiaries in South America, Central America and Central Asia / Mongolia.
Developed and rolled out social performance assessment for Moody’s Corporation
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Clean Energy & Climate

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Microfinance & Financial Inclusion

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Achieve Impact and Business Goals

We help investors, donors, business operators and nonprofits integrate sustainable development targets into their operations and across value chains. SIMA can help you measure and achieve impact and align with the Sustainable Development Goals and other frameworks.