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LPs push GPs to tie fund fees to impact goals
With the upper hand in a tough fundraising environment, impact-minded LPs are looking to align fund managers’ earned fees with sustainability outcomes.
August 21, 2023·
Red tape vs. red states: Europe, North America diverge on ESG hurdles
ESG and impact investing are thriving in Europe and North America, but their challenges to progressing further are far from the same.
July 17, 2023·
Survey: Strong deals abound for impact investors
As the market for lucrative assets with positive effects on the environment and society grows, impact investors are finding it easier to source deals.
June 26, 2023·
A look at the 5 biggest US PE impact funds
The impact investing ecosystem has a number of PE firms to credit for its expansion in recent years. We’ve compiled a list of the five largest US PE impact funds operating in 2023.
June 5, 2023·
Apollo’s impact arm makes 1st affordable housing bet
Apollo Global Management’s acquisition of United Living Group underscores impact opportunities in affordable housing.
May 29, 2023·
Impact investor Illumen Capital closes $168M vehicle
Illumen Capital, a fund-of-funds focused on racial and gender diversity in investing, has closed its second fund on $168 million.
May 14, 2023·
Lightrock CEO: Sustainable companies will deliver better returns ‘over the long term’
Sustainable investing has gained momentum in recent years as many investors prioritize social and environmental impact alongside financial returns.
May 8, 2023·
ESG’s big test: Fast fashion, and a $100B fashion juggernaut
The global fashion and apparel industry isn’t exactly a poster child for business sustainability, but could ESG investors drive change in the environmentally harmful industry?
April 13, 2022·
Apollo’s $100B sustainable investing platform looks beyond private equity
The firm will focus on a spectrum of strategies, including credit and real estate deals, to target energy transition and the decarbonization of industry by 2030.
February 24, 2022·
TPG, Apollo make separate impact investing plays
TPG Rise has acquired a newly formed decarbonization company and Apollo Global Management is buying Tenneco, as PE firms expand their commitment to back businesses that help achieve their ESG goals.
February 22, 2022·
Impossible Foods tops record-setting year for alt protein investment
Impossible Foods has raised $500 million in a funding round led by Mirae Asset Global Investments as alternative protein makers race to grab market share.
November 22, 2021·
Talk of the workplace: What’s our responsibility in this struggle?
A flood of outrage over systemic racism and violence suffered by black people has overtaken the business world, and investors are wrestling to come to terms with their proper role to address the issues.
June 7, 2020·
Bain Capital’s social impact arm eyes nontraditional tech hubs
Bain Capital’s latest social impact investment arm is targeting a company that wants to employ US tech workers far away from San Francisco, New York and the rest of the industry’s usual hubs.
March 26, 2019·
10 big things: An impact investor flunks out
The downfall of The Rise Fund’s founder joins a money management mega-merger and unicorn IPO news in our recap of the week.
March 16, 2019·
EQT co-founder joins the impact investing bonanza
As impact investing strategies gain traction in the PE industry, EQT co-founder Jan Stahlberg has launched his own fund with a view to make the world a better place.
March 11, 2019·
The next big thing: Solving global water scarcity
In the latest edition of our series on the next big things in tech, we look at one startup that is trying to address one of the biggest causes of water waste in western civilization.
January 30, 2019·
Impact investing: A multitrillion-dollar market in the making
Apax Partners co-founder and impact investing advocate Sir Ronald Cohen outlines what needs to be done to turn the much-discussed investment strategy into a multitrillion-dollar market.
November 7, 2018·
Bain Capital’s new White House hopeful is leading its impact investing charge
When Mitt Romney ran for president in 2012, opponents criticized his career at Bain Capital. Now, another exec is gaining momentum to possibly run in 2020. Here’s why it’s different this time.
October 16, 2018·