The Responsible Investment Special 2018

The term ESG is rattled off so readily in the responsible investing world it’s easy to forget it is made up of three very separate components. Environmental, social and governance. All three elements are covered in depth in our 2018 supplement from the growing acceptance that climate risk is a threat to corporate earnings to the challenges of setting ESG targets at portfolio companies.

Highlights

Responsible investment: Seven key trends

The issues driving the ESG agenda at private equity firms.

Thought leadership

Block 11

Abraaj dismantling expected to begin in December

Colony Capital’s acquisition of the firm’s LatAm business is the most progressed of the sales processes underway for Abraaj funds, according to documents seen by PEI.

Five takeaways from CalPERS’ investment committee meeting

The $362bn pension plan laid out its plans for its direct investment programme and named an interim CIO.

Atomico’s Zennstrom: The unofficial ambassador for European tech

The Skype founder has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.

How debt investors are getting in on the buy-and-build trend

The volume of add-on acquisitions has shot up recently, and firms are using this trend to add more leverage to their debt portfolios.

Brookfield collects $6.5bn in first close for largest PE fund

Brookfield Capital Partners V is seeking at least twice the target of its 2015-vintage predecessor.

Block 12

Abraaj dismantling expected to begin in December

Colony Capital’s acquisition of the firm’s LatAm business is the most progressed of the sales processes underway for Abraaj funds, according to documents seen by PEI.

Five takeaways from CalPERS’ investment committee meeting

The $362bn pension plan laid out its plans for its direct investment programme and named an interim CIO.

Atomico’s Zennstrom: The unofficial ambassador for European tech

The Skype founder has seen European investors largely miss out on one wave of the technological revolution. He is determined that it won’t happen again.

How debt investors are getting in on the buy-and-build trend

The volume of add-on acquisitions has shot up recently, and firms are using this trend to add more leverage to their debt portfolios.

Brookfield collects $6.5bn in first close for largest PE fund

Brookfield Capital Partners V is seeking at least twice the target of its 2015-vintage predecessor.

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