The leading market access platform for impact investing
Symbiotics is the leading market access platform for impact investing, dedicated to financing micro- small and medium enterprises and low- and middle-income households in emerging and frontier markets. Since 2005, Symbiotics has structured and originated some 4,000 deals for over 490 companies in almost 90 emerging and frontier markets representing more than USD 6.5 billion. These investments have been purchased by more than 25 fund mandates and more than 50 third party specialized fund managers, forming a growing ecosystem and marketplace for such transactions.
Symbiotics offers tailored private impact debt portfolio management and advisory services, currently serving more than 20 funds for a range of development finance institutions, global banks, asset managers and institutional investors.
Symbiotics is the largest impact investment origination and structuring platform, with more than 4,000 transactions including loans, notes, bonds worth over 5 billion USD since 2005.
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Symbiotics covers over 1,000 financial institutions and intermediaries in more than 80 emerging and frontier markets, producing legal reviews and compliance checks, credit risk ratings, social responsibility ratings, financial and operational advisory reports, and financing capacity analysis.
Through its dedicated bond issuance platform, Symbiotics helps financial institutions raise funds from international investors by issuing sustainable bonds, in line with their social and environmental goals.
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Symbiotics has deployed more than USD 10 million for about 130 technical assistance projects (ranging from governance, product development, technology, sustainability, or social performance), reinforcing financial institutions in emerging markets.
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Symbiotics reports on the social added value of its investments and has developed impact measurement solutions to measure end-client outcomes, with a main focus on evaluating the contribution to job creation and financial inclusion through direct face-to-face interviews with entrepreneurs in emerging and frontier markets.
If you are an impact measurement expert willing to partner with us, sign up on our Expert Database.