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

Blackstone impressed by KKR’s stock gain in C-corp conversion

KKR’s stock has gained 25% since its May announcement that it would move away from a partnership, outperforming Blackstone.

DOWNLOAD: PEI’s H1 fundraising report

Europe-focused buyout strategies were the bright spot in the first half of 2018, according to PEI’s H1 fundraising data. View the report for H1 figures broken down by strategy, sector, fund size and region.

Oz on the move: 7 key trends

A new crop of ‘hungry GPs’ is increasing the spotlight on the Australian private equity market.

Agri’s crossover appeal

Mark Fischer of Australia’s Qualitas says institutions are increasingly keen on investments spanning ag, real estate and infrastructure.

NPS appoints new acting CIO

The KRW634.6 trillion South Korean public pension scheme appointed acting CIO.

Block 12

Blackstone impressed by KKR’s stock gain in C-corp conversion

KKR’s stock has gained 25% since its May announcement that it would move away from a partnership, outperforming Blackstone.

DOWNLOAD: PEI’s H1 fundraising report

Europe-focused buyout strategies were the bright spot in the first half of 2018, according to PEI’s H1 fundraising data. View the report for H1 figures broken down by strategy, sector, fund size and region.

Oz on the move: 7 key trends

A new crop of ‘hungry GPs’ is increasing the spotlight on the Australian private equity market.

Agri’s crossover appeal

Mark Fischer of Australia’s Qualitas says institutions are increasingly keen on investments spanning ag, real estate and infrastructure.

NPS appoints new acting CIO

The KRW634.6 trillion South Korean public pension scheme appointed acting CIO.

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