Asia

“Our fund will help firms move up the ESG scale: Mukund Rajan & Ajit Dayal” – Business Standard – February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019 Business Standard reported that “three former Tata executives led by Mukund Rajan joined hands with Quantum Advisors’ Ajit Dayal to launch a $1-billion ESG (environment, social and governance) fund. Adopting a private equity kind of approach to public markets, they will look to invest $50 million each in 20-odd companies which seek to become better […]

“China-led AIIB sets up US$500 million infrastructure bond portfolio” – Asia Asset Management – January 14, 2019

On January 14, 2019 Asia Asset Management reported that the “Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is setting up a US$500 million portfolio to purchase bonds issued to finance sustainable infrastructure investments, including debt that conform with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The China-led multilateral development bank hopes that the move will help develop the […]