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Charles Avery

Impact and SFDR classification has always been an awkward marriage. It's no surprise sophisticated market actors are moving away from it.
Panellists discussed the feasibility of constructing a portfolio entirely focused on impact at Impact Investor Global Summit last week.
Having now developed decarbonisation guidance for all private markets asset classes, IIGCC will turn its attention to climate solutions, according to private markets lead Misa Andriamihaja.
The lack of investment in the blue economy and the need for more technological innovation in agriculture were among the talking points at Impact Investor Global Summit last week.
The firm has done its first adaptation deal and expects to do more, according to general partner David Frykman.
The pioneering impact investing firm has recruited a veteran investor from Just Climate to co-lead the strategy.
The firm closed its first fund, which invests in renewable energy infrastructure in India, at $741m in 2022.
The role oceans play in food systems could pave the way for more investment in the space, founder Chris Gorell Barnes told New Private Markets after the firm closed its debut fund at €201m.
While European PE and infrastructure are faring well, appetite for emerging markets has not improved, according to panellists at Impact Investor Global Summit in London.
Savills natcap head Alex Godfrey has been recruited to lead the strategy, which will invest in UK assets with afforestation and peatland restoration potential.

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