Impact Investing +
Understanding the role of the impact investor in a given social enterprise or ecosystem, means Vermeer Consulting can support any party in a transaction: potential investors, social enterprises and lenders, or those considering the impact potential of an investment. Vermeer Consulting believes in the power of social finance and works to harness that power.
Provide post-investment support to portfolio companies in South Asia and East Africa for Acumen, a social venture capital organization investing in products and services for the Bottom of the Pyramid.
Short-term and ongoing CFO support to growing CDFIs: developing projections, financial policies and processes, capitalization strategies, and analysis of strategy for financial sustainability.
Worked with CDFIs and other community development lenders to develop capitalization plans, potential investor databanks, and research into possible investment structures.
With Virginia Community Capital (now Locus), conducted research and developed recommendations over multiple years on strategic options for expansion and revenue growth, including the development of small business lending, support for new investment strategies, and process analysis.
Provide financial analysis and due diligence for impact investors considering investments in CDFIs; Developed templates and processes to provide in-depth analysis in line with each foundation's investing thesis; served as Aeris Analyst for ratings and reviews of CDFIs nationally.