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Former SASB chief tells New Private Markets she’s focusing on ‘decarbonisation and diversity’ one year into her role as Blackstone’s global head of ESG.
Ara Partners’ industrial decarbonisation buyout fund could be one of the biggest impact funds in private equity if it hits its target – the firm has also launched a $300m-target infrastructure climate fund.
Following a $500m capital injection by Temasek, LeapFrog has been growing its ranks and is now diversifying beyond its social impact flagship strategy.
Social housing
'Single-family homes must play a role' in solving the US's housing affordability crisis, says Center Creek chief Dan Magder. The firm is raising its third affordable housing fund.
The fact the ESG teams often sit as a separate function means they have to work hard to be ‘everyone’s favourite phone call’.
KKR’s first impact fund is outperforming all its other live PE funds at 39% IRR, according to the firm.
The WHO Foundation and German development bank DEG cite Africa’s underdeveloped private equity industry at AVCA’s London summit.
Border To Coast, a UK pension pool, is pursuing climate impact investments – such as Ardian-backed Hy24’s hydrogen fund – in lieu of a net zero pathway for its £10bn private funds portfolio.
Denise Odaro, former head of investor relations at the International Finance Corporation, replaces Cornelia Gomez.
Investors and fund managers discussed industry trends, their concerns and the macroeconomic environment at the Global Impact Investing Network’s 2022 investor forum last week.

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