Social investment firm Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) has adde two to its team – Miki Vyse joins as SASC’s first Business Development Manager and Rahul Rattan as a Portfolio Analyst – making a total of 10 new recruits this year.
Charities & Endowments
Global alternative investment manager Ares Management Corporation (Ares) has launched the Ares Charitable Foundation, which will will seek to accelerate equality of economic opportunity through grants to nonprofit organisations whose programming provides Career Preparation & Reskilling, encourages Entrepreneurship and deepens individuals’ understanding of Personal Finance.
Funds4Food Covid-19 fundraiser brings top alts allocators and managers together for world’s largest cap intro event
Funds4Food is aiming to raise cash to aid relief efforts for victims of Covid-19 with two weeks of virtual one-on-one meetings between alternative asset managers and leading allocators in what is being described as the world’s largest cap intro event.
BGF has announced that it will make donations totalling GBP100,000 to support local community-based charities across the UK & Ireland following the onset of Coronavirus.
Lombard International Group has donated financial aid to Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Covid-19 Crisis Fund, to support the global health challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequential impacts to vulnerable populations and communities around the world.
Eurazeo is creating a EUR10 million solidarity fund to buy and donate products from its investee companies to support communities affected by Covid-19, with the support of its shareholders.
Inflexion Private Equity Partners is making donations totalling GBP 2.5 million to help alleviate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak via The Inflexion Foundation.
Sun Capital Partners Foundation has made a USD100,000 donation to charity: water, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to build sustainable, community-owned water projects around the world.
BNF Capital, SteelEye, Talan, Lyxor Asset Management, Kreston Reeves, Sandler Capital, Hentu, GlobeTax, Wavestone, Margo Group, and Equita have all been confirmed as sponsors of the 2nd annual Rocktoberfest-London which is due to take place on 19 June to raise funds for UK and US charity A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO).
Alternatives 4 Children (A4C), a Dutch alternative investment industry charity that has raised more than a EUR1 million since inception, is launching a UK chapter.