Symbiotics - A leading investment company specialized in emerging, sustainable and inclusive finance.

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3,153 transactions since inception

representing 4 billion in total volume

371 institutions financed

active in 75 countries

88 donor projects

supported through technical assistance mandates

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White paper: Managing and Measuring Social Performance

This new white paper builds on Symbiotics’ experience on the topic of social performance, shedding light on the rationale behind our social narrative. It describes the set of tools and practices that we use internally to measure and manage the social performance of our investments in microfinance,

White paper: Going unhedged in frontier markets

Providing local currency funding to frontier market has proven to be a key aspect of impact investing.

Through its investment practice and experience, Symbiotics has moved one step further: building unhedged local currency portfolios for clients. The company has originated 420 transactions fo

Symbiotics 2017 MIV Survey

The 2017 Symbiotics Microfinance Investment Vehicles (MIV) Survey provides a detailed overview of key market trends about microfinance offshore investments. More than 95 MIVs have participated in this 11th annual survey which covers 94% of the total MIV market estimated at USD 13.5 billion as of Dec

Presentation: Perspectives 2050 – The role of microfinance in bridging the capital in the North with the needs in the South

Christoffer Dahlberg, Head of Investor Relations, presents key findings of the publication “Why microfinance matters to investors” which was published by Symbiotics in April 2017.

This white paper is a follow up piece to “Microfinance Funds : 10 years of research & practice” published

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Mexico City

Diagonal Patriotismo 12 – 602
Colonía Hipódromo
Código Postal 06100
México D.F.
+52 55 55 84 78 72



6 Bevis Marks
London EC3A 7BA
United Kingdom
+44 203 786 1186

Geneva (HQ)

Rue de la Synagogue 31
1204 Geneva
+41 22 338 15 40


Forchstrasse 280
8008 Zurich
+41 43 499 87 89

Cape Town

4 Loop Street,
Studio 502
Cape Town 8001
South Africa
+27 21 425 51 19


134 Amoy Street
Singapore 049963
+65 31 63 71 80

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