Symbiotics has disbursed a total of USD 16.5 million in loans to 7 selected MFIs of the Opportunity International Eastern European Network in Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia and Serbia. All of Opportunity’s MFIs are regulated and registered as non-bank financial institutions and microfinance banks respectively.
Symbiotics Securities SA acts as Structuring Advisor and Servicer to the Issuer. Symbiotics is a professional services company which offers innovative investment intermediation services to microfinance investors and fund managers. The company is based in Geneva, and was established in 2005 by ex-staff and managers from BlueOrchard Finance SA and Infobahn SA, a microfinance investment advisory services firm and a microfinance information technology services firm respectively.