In brief: Any signs of an impact fundraising squeeze?

Anecdotal reports of ‘pockets where people are pulling back from new allocations’ have impact professionals on alert for a fundraising squeeze.

Is the impact investing space experiencing the same fundraising jitters as the wider private markets universe?

“Anecdotally, we are seeing pockets where people are pulling back from making new allocations,” said Imraan Mohammed, head of impact investments at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, on a panel at the Impact Investor Global Summit. “We haven’t seen people selling out portfolios through secondaries yet, and I don’ think that is going to happen.”

Paula Langton, partners at placement firm Campbell Lutyens sounded an upbeat note: “From our point of view we continue to see very successful raises in sustainability and impact in general, despite the backdrop out there.”