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Ethical and Sustainable Investing

ESG guidance published by PRI and ERM for private equity sector

A new guidance from the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) and the Environmental Resources Management (ERM) organisations examines and builds the business case for environmental, social and governance (ESG) monitoring, reporting and dialogue within the private equity sector. The report states that the aim of the guidance is to support

Goodwin assists Ambienta on third ESG fund

The Goodwin London Private Investment Funds team reports that it assisted Ambienta on the raising of its third fund, Ambienta III, with a first and final close after less than three months of active marketing. With demand well in excess of EIR1 billion, the fund surpassed its original EUR500 million

Swarm Fund lists SparkLabs to support Smart City and sustainability efforts

Swarm, the blockchain for private equity, has listed SparkLabs, the largest accelerator network in Asia. Founded in 2013, SparkLabs supports innovation sectors including IoT, smart cities, sustainability, and healthcare. Through its listing of the SPRK Token, Swarm Fund will support SparkLabs’ effort to raise up to USD30 million through a

Private equity and real estate impact funds launched by Red Ribbon

London-based impact investment firm Red Ribbon Asset Management has launched the Red Ribbon Private Equity Fund and the Red Ribbon Real Estate Fund. The funds will focus on socially responsible investments in emerging and growth markets, and India in particular. The new Funds, both of which are listed, will restrict

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Actis appoints Shami Nissan to responsible investment team

Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, has appointed Shami Nissan as a director in the responsible investment team. Nissan is based in the London office and takes up her post with immediate effect.   Nissan joins Actis with over 13 years’ experience in responsible investment, primarily serving the private

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Tikehau strengthens commitment to responsible investment

Tikehau Investment Management and Salvepar, the listed holding company specialising in minority investments, have signed the Charter of the Six Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI). The charter was convened at the initiative of the UN Secretary General and coordinated by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)

Green Africa Power appoints EISER Infrastructure Partners as fund management adviser

Green Africa Power (GAP) has signed a five-year contract with EISER Infrastructure Partners, in collaboration with Camco Clean Energy, for the provision of fund management advice and services. GAP, an initiative of the Private Infrastructure Development Group Trust (PIDG), will offer long term loans and contingent lines of credit to

Techniwood raises EUR5m from Electranova Capital

Techniwood Group has raised EUR5m from Electranova Capital, the cleantech investment fund managed by Idinvest Partners in partnership with EDF, one of the world’s largest utility companies. The capital raised will be used to support the growth of Techniwood’s industrial business, both in France and internationally.   Techniwood is a

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KKR and ACCIONA partner in global renewable energy business

ACCIONA is to partner with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) to consolidate and develop one of the largest operating international renewable energy portfolios in the world. Under the agreement, KKR will invest in ACCIONA Energía International (AEI), the international renewable energy generation business of ACCIONA Energía, the Spanish multinational’s energy division.

UK Green Investment Bank plans GBP1 billion fund

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is planning to launch a GBP1 billion fund to acquire equity stakes in operational offshore wind projects in the UK. GIB is seeking a suitable group of strategic, long-term co-investors to participate in the capital raising exercise.   The fund will be managed by

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