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The firm has bolstered its fundraising ranks with Sian Roberts, head of UK institutional distribution.
The real estate manager's social impact fund has reached a first close, with Big Society Capital, Samsung Life Insurance and London CIV among its LPs.
The firm, which invests in African SMEs, reached its hard-cap after launching the fund in 2022.
Transition makes seed and series A investments in climate-focused companies, per its website.
Though the political backlash against ESG is still yet to hit Europe, there are signs that the sustainability conversation is changing.
More capital has been raised for climate infrastructure strategies than any other private markets asset class.
Impact X Capital Partners is seeking £100m to invest in the tech, health, education and media sectors.
The Council on Ethics, which supervises the sustainability activity of AP funds one to four, has laid out its sustainability priorities.
Erich Becker has joined as a decarbonisation partner, while Christina Levin-Rylander will lead the firm's sustainability efforts.
A lack of investor familiarity and geographical disconnect are contributing to a lack of investment, says STOA Infra & Energy's Catherine Edet.

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