New Board Member David Sullivan Joins SIMA Funds, Bringing 35 Years of Financial Expertise

New York, 25 September 2023 — SIMA Funds, a prominent SEC-registered investment and advisory firm specializing in impact investing, is proud to announce the addition of David Sullivan to its distinguished Advisory Board. The appointment of David Sullivan, who has over three decades of experience in the financial services industry, strengthens SIMA’s commitment to promoting positive economic, social, and environmental […]

SIMA Funds Welcomes Dennis White, Former MetLife Foundation CEO, to Its Board of Directors

New York, 20 September 2023 — SIMA Funds, the pioneering SEC-registered investment and advisory firm known for its commitment to impact investing, is pleased to announce the addition of Dennis White to its Advisory Board. Mr. White, the former President and CEO of the MetLife Foundation offers a wealth of experience and knowledge to the SIMA team in the fields […]

Empowering Solar Energy: 5 Key Takeaways from the 5th Edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa

A strong partnership between Solarplaza, GOGLA, the Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, and regional business organizations has resulted in the 5th edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa. Collaboration between several solar energy sector stakeholders, including investors, project developers, and service providers, is sparked by this significant event. The conference highlights the most recent advancements in technology and […]

Celebrating One Year of Asaan Ghar Finance Limited: A New Era of Islamic Home Financing in Pakistan

Celebrating One Year of Asaan Ghar Finance Limited: A New Era of Islamic Home Financing in Pakistan Asaan Ghar Finance Limited (AGFL), a project of Social Investment Managers & Advisors, LLC (SIMA), is happy to commemorate its first anniversary, which marks the company’s successful journey of offering ethical, client-focused Islamic home finance options to communities in Pakistan. The ultimate of AGFL […]

BIO Features SIMA’s Impact Story

BIO is an early investor in the Off-Grid Solar and Financial Access Senior Debt Fund of SIMA. We are very grateful to BIO for their support and engagement that have contributed to the further development of SIMA as an impact fund manager. Our CEO and Manager Partner, Asad Mahmood, narrates SIMA’s impact story and describes it as a company with […]

SIMA Impact Foundation Launches Scholarship Program For Future Impact Investors

SIMA Impact Foundation launches scholarship program for future impact investors Majority of impact managers are based in developed countries with only a limited number of impact asset managers indigenously based. At SIMA, a vast majority of staff are based in some of the poorest countries in the world hence we see an opportunity to identify and develop talent locally, and […]

Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) Webinar

The Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) Webinar was held on 13th October 2021. It was a successful event with over 100 attendees including SMEs across the globe. We wish to thank the hundreds of participants at the webinar. We are happy to have resolved most of your queries. If you did not attend the webinar, please feel free to check […]

Impact Investing for Institutional Investors

The reality is that in the impact investment industry today, there is far more discussion than action, especially on the institutional side of the industry. It has long been argued that sources of capital, beyond aid, are required to close the financing gap required to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In light of this financing gap in the […]

SIMA Invites Applications For $84M Energy Access Relief Fund

The Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) will provide relief funding to viable energy access companies in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia that are facing disruptions caused by COVID-19. New York City, September 23, 2021 — Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) is pleased to invite applications for the Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF), which has a target closing of $84 million […]

SIMA Launches a Coalition of $84M Energy Access Relief Fund

The Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) is the need of the hour relief financing to viable energy access companies in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia that are facing disruptions caused by COVID-19. New York City, September 1, 2021 — Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) is pleased to announce the launch of the much-awaited Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) with a […]