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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, at PEI Media. He is responsible for New Private Markets, a dedicated intelligence source on impact investing, sustainability and ESG in private markets, and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
One attraction of debutant Glentra Capital was that the value-add infra fund starts with 'a clean piece of paper', according to an anchor LP.
UK residential
The real estate manager has worked with consultancy The Good Economy to institute an impact management and measurement system.
While private markets can boast structural advantages in terms of dealflow and control, it is worth noting that for many investors public markets represent the entry point to impact investing.
One in five investors wants to see more private equity transition products – hopefully the industry will answer this call.
The asset management firm says it will work with Z Impact Ventures to source deals for an Article 9 fund.
Given the central role that infrastructure plays in the energy transition – and the contribution that the real estate industry makes to global CO2 emissions – it is no surprise that investors are prioritising these areas in their transition strategies.
Umbrella in green and blue
In order to upgrade its private equity impact fund to Article 9 status, the manager has had to extend its SFDR data gathering process to non-EU managers.
Impact Investor Summit North America banner
In eight weeks' time investors, managers and advisors will convene to move the impact investing agenda forward at the Impact Investor Summit: North America.
Knight in armour on green background
Senior professionals at the world’s largest managers of impact capital seem unfazed by the US political attacks on ESG: investment performance will be their best defence.
Two UK-based managers are pulling in capital for sustainable strategies.

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