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Abraaj managing director follows Vettivetpillai to LGT Impact

Raj Morjaria is a partner at LGT Lightstone, the firm's impact unit, with responsibility for overseeing new funds and investments.

Naqvi launched last ditch attempt to save Abraaj

The founder submitted a plan in August that included giving up carry and disposing of assets over several years, according to documents seen by PEI.

Bridges looks to make HNWI impact with family office hire

Bonny Landers previously served as head of sustainable, responsible and impact investment at London-based multi-family office Sandaire.

German state-backed impact fund tackles extreme weather

Switzerland's BlueOrchard is planning an interim close in January for an impact fund targeting climate insurance businesses in emerging markets.

Impact: Time to put some flesh on the bones

It’s rare for investment conferences to erupt into rapturous applause mid-session, but impact investment folk are a rare bunch. This week around 1,200 of them convened in Paris for the largest annual gathering of its kind, hosted by PEI and the Global Impact Investing Forum (GIIN). What stirred them was a call to arms from […]

Investors warn over impact fund ‘greenwashing’

As impact strategies grow in popularity, pressure is growing on fund managers to talk up their social benefits, LPs say.

Cohen: Abraaj an ‘unfortunate blip’ on the impact road

The Apax and Bridges founder told delegates at PEI's Global Impact Investing Network Investor Forum that Abraaj's collapse bears little relation to its social impact.

Hamilton Lane launches impact strategy

The asset manager joins the likes of Partners Group, KKR and Bain in offering a dedicated vehicle.

OPIC: Big PE firms will lead to ‘golden outcome’ for impact investors

Impact funds set up by KKR, TPG and Bain are set to be a boon for smaller emerging markets managers.

Compensation for impact managers could distort performance

Two former CIOs from the International Finance Corporation discussed whether financial rewards should be tied to impact results at a London conference.

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