Our investing criteria

We invest in the growth of social businesses with an already proven business model, high development potential and a measurable social impact.

WE FOCUS ON BUSINESS MODELS WITH

Proven business model, with
a long enough history, revenues, and in (or very close to) breakeven
Competitive advantages
in stable sectors
Competent and
honest management
People at the bottom of the pyramid and their basic needs
at the core
of their business

We base our analysis on

We invest with…
a strong focus on underdeveloped markets as our goal is to create impact where the need is highest, empowering people at the bottom of the pyramid to achieve their livelihood goals

OUR SECTORS OF ACTIVITY

Food & Agriculture
securing and increasing income for smallholder farmers
Education
improving the education offer for low-income families, either increasing the academic offer or enabling access to academic training
Productive Assets
facilitating access to productive resources needed in order to sustain an adequate income to live
Energy Access
supporting access to clean lighting solutions, usually with daily/weekly affordable payments
SECURING LIVELIHOODS AND BASIC NEEDS
Any company enhancing people’s ability to secure a livelihood or providing access to products and services covering basic needs in underdeveloped areas may be considered as having a positive social impact as long as its business model is balanced and empowers its employees and customers

REGIONAL FOCUS AND EXPANSION PLANS

With our first managed fund (GSIF), our initial goal is to build a diversified, high-impact, profitable portfolio in Africa with our partners and local team.

Our strategy includes the launch of an additional fund focused on Spain and targeting the financial inclusion of people at risk of exclusion, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the medium term, we are considering a potential expansion onto Latin America to continue with the growth, impact and portfolio diversification.
About GSI

Global Social Impact Investments SGIIC SAU is an impact investment funds manager that helps investors achieve positive social and environmental impact together with financial returns.

GSI is part of Santa Comba Gestión SL, a family holding that brings together projects promoting freedom through knowledge.

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