Investment Advisory Group

I-DEV’s Investment Advisory Group specializes in facilitating and structuring buy-side and sell-side debt, equity and hybrid investments in emerging markets businesses. I-DEV does this by leveraging its network of over 100 emerging markets and impact investment funds, who represent more than $10 billion in available capital.

Our Investment Advisory services support the following clients:

SMEs & Social Enterprises

Sell-side support for businesses seeking to grow

  • Investment Readiness Preparation
  • Financial Model Development & Financial Training
  • Investment Strategy & Structuring
  • Term-Sheet Negotiations & Strategy
  • Valuation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions or Exit Strategy

Emerging Markets VCs, Private Equity & Impact Investors

Buy-side support for investors focused on Latin America, Africa and Asia

  • Investment Pipeline Development & Sourcing
  • Due Diligence & Investment Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions or Exit Advisory
  • Fund Structuring & Investment Strategy


Buy-side and sell-side support for companies seeking to acquire or spin-off businesses

  • Due Diligence & Investment Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions or Exit Advisory
  • Local fund or incubator/accelerator investment strategy

International Development & INGOs

Financial strategy and support for organizations seeking to invest in long-term impact

  • Impact or Emerging Market Investment Strategy
  • Due Diligence & Investment Analysis
  • Market Mapping & Pipeline Development
  • Fund Structuring & Investment Strategy