SIMA are pleased to announce their recent registration as Investment Advisers with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). This exciting development for SIMA will allow them to expand into new markets by managing EU-based Funds as allowed under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).
With this SEC registration, SIMA will be bound to the highest standards of fiduciary care and following best practices in the investment advisory sector. We will adhere to various compliance regulations and be subject to third party checks periodically. As a Registered Investment Adviser SIMA is required to conduct its business to the highest standard of conduct as well as operating under formal frameworks and consumer regulation under US Securities law. This is in line with SIMA’s culture of conducting itself in an honest, integral and transparent manner.
SIMA are pioneers in the impact investing space with a mission to provide demand-driven commercial capital and appropriate advisory solutions to create and scale profitable businesses with exemplary financial, social, and environmental impact. With a wealth of experience investing in emerging markets in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, SIMA is committed to deploying demand-driven commercial capital in some of the poorest regions of the world.