MANAGER INSIGHTS

Inside the unicorn factory

Inside the unicorn factory

An in-depth look at how Cambridge Innovation Capital is leveraging its position within the University of Cambridge’s ecosystem to seek out disruptive innovators in technology and life science.

GUEST ARTICLE

Maximising ESG impact in private equity – the foundations of ESG

Maximising ESG impact in private equity – the foundations of ESG

By Sam Gilbert-Ward, Business Analyst, Pollen Street Capital – Environmental, social and governance issues have been rising up the agenda across all industries, not least financial services. Within the sector, we’ve seen businesses eager to embed impact as an integral part of their overarching company strategy. However, while ESG has become a ‘buzzword’, a lot of businesses don’t know how best to maximise their impact. 

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A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

As investor and regulator focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues has gathered pace globally in recent years, attention is turning to how investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms can build effective ESG programmes that stand up to regulatory scrutiny and help them stay competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

PODCAST

Morgan Creek's Mark Yusko on SPACs, VC & retail

Morgan Creek's Mark Yusko on SPACs, VC & retail

In this week's podcast, Mark Yusko – founder, chief investment officer and managing director of Morgan Creek Capital Management – discusses why, in his view, SPACs are now replacing the traditional Series C, D and E rounds, how retail investors could tap into previously 'hard to access' late-stage growth PE with the help of SPAC vehicles, and his take on the viability of the SPAC craze.

SPECIAL REPORT

Outsourcing in Focus 2021

This report examines how transferring regulation and compliance duties to an outsourced provider can free up private equity professionals to be more strategically effective. In the middle office, data requirements have also been increasing, further boosting the case for outsourcing these functions.