Impact Investing

“Investment trust’s £119m listing to bring ‘impact investing’ to mass market” – Fund Strategy – June 21, 2017

On June 8, 2017 Fund Strategy reported that the Impact Investment Trust plans to raise up to $150m (£118.9m) through a listing on the London Stock Exchange in July 2017. According to the article, (t)he multi-manager fund, to be launched by Eighteen East Capital, will invest in private equity and impact funds, using Obviam as investment adviser, […]

“First emerging market ‘impact’ trust targets $150 million” – Investment Trust Insider – May 2, 2017

On May 2, 2017 Investment Trust Insider reported that next month the UK’s first impact investment trust plans to launch its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange to raise $150 million. According to the article, “(t)he Impact Investment Trust will hold 10 to 15 locally managed private equity investment funds looking to […]