Colonial Consulting Expands Mission Related Investment with the Addition of Andrew Siwo
Colonial Consulting Senior Research Analyst to Make Broad Contributions to Firm’s MRI Investment Due Diligence Process
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New York, NY, August 1, 2017 – Colonial Consulting, LLC, a leading investment advisor with a core focus on non-profits, is pleased to announce that Andrew Siwo has joined the firm as Senior Research Analyst. Mr. Siwo will be contributing to the firm’s research process and provide support to the Chief Investment Officer and research analysts in further developing Colonial’s Mission Related Investment due diligence process.
“Colonial has a long history of assisting institutional clients with the construction of their portfolios and Mission Related Investing has become an extremely important part of that portfolio construction process,” said Colonial CEO Charlie Georgalas. “We are thrilled to have Andy join Colonial to enhance our Mission Related Investment Due Diligence Process.”
Prior to joining Colonial Consulting, Mr. Siwo was Manager of ImpactBase at Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. GIIN is the largest platform of impact investments worldwide with $32B AUM and 2,900 investors. In his capacity there, he was responsible for the operation, sourcing, and development of the global online impact investment platform for investors and fund managers. Mr. Siwo conducted sourcing, due diligence, and led the committee for assessing socially or environmentally responsible funds across all asset classes. He also educated and fostered institutional investors seeking exposure to socially or environmentally responsible investment portfolios. Before GIIN, Andrew spent 5 years at JP Morgan — most recently in the Global Special Opportunities Group, a $3 billion proprietary portfolio of principal investments in private equity, debt, mezzanine, infrastructure, and real estate.
About Colonial Consulting, LLC
Colonial Consulting is a leading investment consulting firm founded in 1980 with a focus on contributing to strong investment returns. With the firm’s experience, expertise, and in-depth research, Colonial provides valuable investment advice and full service consulting so that its clients can meet their financial objectives. The firm has always focused on non-profits and approximately 90% of client assets are held by endowments or foundations. As a result, the firm is structured to specifically work with the requirements and challenges of these institutions. Colonial’s efforts are focused on a number of areas and are driven by the deeply rooted philosophy that the firm exists to serve clients and that their success defines its own.
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