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Ken Pontarelli, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
This is GSAM's second climate fund and third fund overall in its Horizon impact platform – following the $1.6bn climate-focused debut and the $1bn-target Inclusive Growth fund currently in market.
The firm has released its first impact report under its own branding, after acquiring BlueOrchard in 2019.
NextEnergy Capital has raised £653m following a commitment from London LGPS CIV Limited.
The firm has hired Anish Patel from Kerogen Capital, as first reported by Bloomberg.
Asset owners and their investment partners have begun in earnest to invest in climate solutions; are they missing a piece of the puzzle?
Private capital has started flowing towards climate finance but is unevenly spread across strategies and sectors, leaving a growth equity 'missing middle', finds a research report by CREO.
The firm has tweaked the branding compared with its previous fund, but the investment thesis remains the same, according to head of private equity impact Rekha Unnithan.
Public equity investments comprise the majority of CalPERS' commitments so far.
A handful of private equity firms have set portfolio-wide net-zero targets, although many firms consider this too ambitious or too sweeping. Bain's approach can be seen as a middle ground.
The real estate firm has acquired a London retail park and plans to make a number of sustainability improvements.

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