Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Swedish private equity firm EQT has launched a €4bn ($4.7bn)-targeting impact-driven longer-hold fund to invest in mature, high-quality companies with market shaping impact potential. A po...Article Link
European buyout house EQT has launched a €4bn-targeting impact-driven longer-hold fund to invest in mature, high-quality companies with market shaping impact potential. Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever and UN Sustainability Ambassador will co-chair a
ACON Investments has created a new major player in the sustainable scallop and lobster industry through the buyout and merger of Northern Wind, Suncoast Seafood and Raymond O'Neill & Son Fisheries. The post ACON creates sustainable
Less than half (48%) of UK GPs report in detail on the ESG impact of their investments, according to a survey conducted by advisory firm BDO.
The private equity industry has been doubling its efforts to implement ESG into their business practices, from fundraising, to investment strategies, and even codifying reporting. Can a fund domicile markedly impact that strategy?
Opalesque Industry Update, for New Managers - Ambienta SGR, one of Europe 's largest asset managers entirely focused on environmental sustainability, has expanded its London-based Public Markets division, Ambienta X, with the addition of two
As ESG increasingly factors into European consumer firms' M&A decisions, social concerns are gaining prominence, according to a number of sector advisers. Divya Grover and Barbara Pianese report
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: European private market ESG assets could skyrocket to EUR 1.2 trillion ($1.4 trillion) by 2025, said a study. The report by PWC predicts ESG assets will account for 27.2% to 42.4%
European private market ESG assets could skyrocket to EUR 1.2trn by 2025, according to a PwC Luxembourg forecast.
Institutional investors remain constructive on private capital markets amid a backdrop of rising inflation, potentially higher interest rates and increased scrutiny on ESG issues, new research from Eaton Partners shows. The post LPs eye uptick
Global buyout giant Blackstone has hired Amisha Parekh from Bloomberg as global head of ESG for private equity. The firm said Parekh will be a managing director within the firm’s portfolio operations group leading ESG
By Gael Binot and Herve Chatot, respectively Emerging Markets Fixed Income Manager and Cross Asset Manager, La Francaise AM At the end of 2020, the European Union decided to revise its environmental objectives upwards b...Article
By Gael Binot and Herve Chatot, respectively Emerging Markets Fixed Income Manager and Cross Asset Manager, La Francaise AM At the end of 2020, the European Union decided to revise its environmental objectives upwards by