Quick Look at Crimson Capital

Since 1991, Crimson professionals have delivered technical assistance & training on 44 international development projects in 35 countries across five continents

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Finance/Banking/Microfinance (debt financing, working capital, trade finance, leasing, factoring, regulation and supervision, credit policy and risk scoring, loan workouts, private equity, venture capital)
  • SME Development (including Business Development Services (BDS), Associations)
  • Competitiveness (value chain and cluster development, quality improvement, market-driven product development and exporting, financial and operational restructuring)
  • Sector-Specific Experience: manufacturing, agribusiness, electronics and IT, research and technology, commercialization, utilities, textiles, tourism, finance, construction, logistics and services
  • Foreign Direct Investment and Trade/Export Development
  • Privatization (industry, energy, ICT/telecom, transport, water, agribusiness)
  • Enabling Environments – Legal, Regulatory, and Policy Development
  • Local Capacity Building and Training (including Business Service Providers (BSPs))
  • Anti-Corruption, Corporate Governance, and Legal Reform

Regions of Experience

  • Central and Southeast Europe
  • The former Soviet Union, including Central Asia
  • Africa
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Asia

Summary Highlights

  • Secured over 7 billion USD of debt, equity, and foreign investment for enterprises
  • Improved competitiveness and profitability of over 500 companies (including MSMEs) and 10 banks
  • Trained over 5,000 local government officials, bankers, enterprise managers, entrepreneurs, consultants, and association members in 40 key business and technical subject areas
  • Created regional and international trade linkages with 450 companies from over 30 countries, resulting in more than $100 million in export transactions
  • Improved business, legal, regulatory, and policy environment for emerging markets in several countries
  • Privatized over 200 state-owned enterprises into profitable, well-managed companies
  • Development of numerous local, sustainable consulting firms, NGOs and associations