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AMB :- "Negative" outlook for global asset management, says Moody's

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: A wavering investor appetite for risk and a deteriorating competitive environment is leading to a negative outlook for the global asset management industry next year. Rating agency Moody&...Article Link

KKR Awards Grants to 80 Small Businesses and Nonprofits as Part of COVID-19 Relief Effort

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR today announced it has awarded the first round of grants in two of the cornerstone programs of the KKR Relief Fund (the “Fund”) focused on supporting small business owners and nonprofits.…

Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact & Innovation holds €56m first close

Mirabaud Asset Management has held a first close for its Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact & Innovation fund on €56m.

Outlook negative for global asset management industry in 2021 amid wavering investor appetite for risk: Moody’s

A wavering investor appetite for risk and a deteriorating competitive environment are leading to a negative outlook for the global asset management industry next year, new research from Moody's shows.

Arcano Capital cites ‘favourable market timing’ amid €292m sustainability fund close

Spain's Arcano Capital has hit a €292m final close for a new fund of funds targeting sustainable infrastructure investments.

Domini Impact Investments launches international opportunities fund

Opalesque Industry Update - Domini Impact Investments LLC, an investment adviser specializing exclusively in impact investing, today launched the Domini International Opportunities Fund. This new mutual fund combines core exposure to international equity markets through…

Preqin: ESG and technology will lead alternatives by 2025

Opalesque Industry Update - The ESG value proposition has been accepted by managers and investors alike and has become mainstream in developed markets. A majority of investors and fund managers surveyed for?amp;euro;?Future of Alternatives 2025?amp;euro;?believe…

Baltic-based INVL seals debut deal from €200m-targeting sustainable timber, farmland fund

Baltic private equity house INVL Asset Management has made the first deal from its latest sustainable timber and farmland fund, which is currently out fundraising for up to €200m.

AMB :- Swedish pension fund giant AP1 and LGIM launch sustainable EM equity fund

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Swedish pension fund Forsta AP-fonden, better known as AP1, has seeded what it describes as "the next generation of index funds" for emerging markets responsible investors, in partne...Article Link

EQT: Private Equity with a Purpose

The private equity (PE) industry has grown enormously over the past 20 years, from roughly $650 billion in assets under management (AUM) in 2000 to almost $5 trillion in September 2019 (of which some $1.7…

AMB :- EU "did not properly consider conflicts of interest" on BlackRock ESG contracts, Ombudsman criticises

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The EU did not properly consider conflicts of interest when it hired the US investment manager BlackRock, the world&`s largest asset manager, to advise on environmental regulation for bank...Article Link

AMB :- ESG becomes mainstream for investment managers in developed markets: Preqin

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) has become mainstream in developed markets driven by regulations and investor demand, but further adoption and integration into the investment life...Article Link

Bain Capital seals $800m final close for second impact investing fund: WSJ

Bain Capital has more than tripled its capital under management dedicated to impact investing through an $800m fund close, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

TELUS launches new $100 million social impact fund to invest in new sustainable businesses with bold ideas to drive social change

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Bain Capital raises $800m for second impact investing fund

The Boston-based firm raised a substantially larger impact fund despite headwinds that have slowed capital inflows to such strategies

Private equity ESG reports still ‘too superficial’ for LPs’ taste

Institutional investors call out the buyout industry for 'greenwashing' – in the same week that the UK government announced an ambitious green investment plan

PE firms unite to fight climate change

Five global buyout houses committed to ‘build better and more sustainable businesses' with the creation of the One Planet Private Equity Funds initiative

Banks snap up ESG hires as Covid-19 turns $3tn market into ‘competitive necessity’

Just this year, banks including Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and JPMorgan have created teams of bankers to focus on ESG and sustainability

Sun European Partners picks up Adler & Allan from fellow private equity firm LDC

Sun European Partners has agreed to buy UK environmental risk reduction specialist Adler & Allan from fellow private equity investor LDC.

EQT launches second fund subscription line tied to ESG

The Swedish firm’s new infrastructure fund subscription line of up to €5bn ties credit terms to environmental, social and governance goals