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More than 1,300 investors are managing $502bn in assets slated for positive change, according to the Global Impact Investing Network.
Dave Chen, Urs Baumann, Melissa Drew
European LPs are more tolerant of lower debt-like returns from impact funds, co-founder Urs Baumann told delegates at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Forum in Hong Kong on 27 March.
TPG’s response has been swift, but limited partners may choose to take their time over commitments to the second Rise Fund.
Don’t be surprised if TPG goes on to successfully raise the second Rise Fund; the actions of its erstwhile boss, however, may make it harder for other impact investors.
Impact investing, transparency
The leader of TPG’s The Rise Fund, the most prominent impact investor in the industry, has been charged over his alleged role in a college admissions bribery and money laundering scam. The fallout could be significant.
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The PEI Awards 2018 will be announced tomorrow and this year impact plays a bigger role than ever.
The founder and chief executive of the Rise Fund takes the award amid rapid progress for impact strategies.
Does the reality match up to the fund managers’ claims?  We ask some of the key questions investors have about this burgeoning area
Just how far does impact investing reach? From agri-investing to zero waste, the breadth of the strategy was on show at the latest GIIN Investor Forum in Paris.
The strategy feels like it is at a critical juncture as a host of big names jump on the bandwagon.

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