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Managers warn that their ESG policies mean investors 'may decide to withdraw previously committed capital'.
Jim Roth, Zamo Capital
Having recently invested in Bristol & Bath Regional Capital, Zamo founder Jim Roth explains the firm’s future plans.
Target returns from carbon offset funds range from 5-14%, according to bfinance's head of ESG and responsible investment.
Real estate investors are finding that the most stringent sustainability classification under EU rules does not fit neatly with their environmental goals.
The firm's investor base also ranked ESG and impact second behind tech and healthcare as the key investment opportunity of 2023.
The $300m investment has the potential to drive positive impact 'in some cases' by providing loans to IP-backed businesses.
LPs ranked climate and other impact opportunities behind spin outs and distressed assets as key themes for 2023.
Stafford Capital has just raised $242m from three UK pension schemes for its carbon offset fund, which is targeting returns of 9-11% but hopes for 'significantly more'.
A future in which portfolio companies are required to decarbonise poses 'a real risk for GPs', according to Bain's annual report.
There is an urgent need to help small and medium-sized companies decarbonise. Will private equity firms turn this into an opportunity?

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