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Both firms disclosed first closes on Tuesday for market-leading fundraises focused on investments that will address the climate crisis.
Bo Bai AGF Asia Green Fund
Bo Bai founded impact firm Asia Green Fund in 2016 following a seven-year spell as a Hong Kong-based partner and managing director at Warburg Pincus.
Impact investing
BlackRock joins the likes of TPG, Bain Capital, KKR, Blackstone, Apollo, Morgan Stanley and Hamilton Lane in creating a dedicated impact vehicle.
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The firm is part owned by Capital Constellation, a GP seeding JV between the Alaska Permanent Fund, RPMI Railpen and Wafra, which acquired a minority stake in 2018.
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The fresh capital from Temasek will be used to anchor LeapFrog Investment’s future funds focused on Asia and Africa.
PEI RIF NY 2021 - Apollo Impact
Executives at the alternatives giant discussed the firm's impact strategy at PEI's Responsible Investment Forum last week.
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Industry-wide ESG data standards are the key challenge facing sustainability in private equity markets, asset managers said at PEI's virtual conference last week.
From Carlyle Group's ESG-linked leverage debt deals, to Partners Group's covid-19 hardship fund, to Coller Capital's climate modelling for secondaries, we showcase how private equity is proving it can innovate in responsible investing.
Impact investing
PE-focused impact investments saw higher average returns and greater variation than did private debt investments, according to findings from the Global Impact Investing Network.
The firm held a final close on Cathay Innovation Fund II on €650m last month, more than doubling the firepower of its 2016-vintage Fund I, founder MingPo Cai tells PEI.

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