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In trying to deliver investor certainty and climate relief with its Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, the EU has come up with a solution which may well do the opposite.
CIP's Craig Golinowski
A Canadian energy investment firm will try to raise $500m for its seventh fund, says a market source, as it shifts its strategy to carbon capture and storage.
French asset manager Tikehau has launched a north American energy transition fund with $300m in commitments from itself and Total, Tikehau co-founder Mathieu Chabran tells New Private Markets.
The firm – an outspoken proponent of sustainability in investment – will try to raise €300m for the Europe-focused vehicle.
Kayode Akinola
PG Impact Investments, the impact firm incubated by private markets giant Partners Group, has launched a fund that will seek ‘market-rate returns’ from climate-related investments.
Hot on the heels of BlackRock's announcement of a decarbonisation tie-up with Temasek this morning, we are all about the climate today. Well nearly: we also bring news of the US SEC, which has reported findings from its ESG-focused sweep. The result? Mixed.
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After securing a $1bn first close at the end of 2019, the global renewables fund reached an ‘inflection point’ last summer, according to head of renewables David Giordano.
Mid-market investor EV Private Equity is tying compensation for Fund VI to the achievement of impact objectives.
The £57bn pension has an ambitious target to reach net zero by 2035. CEO Morten Nilsson urges investors in private markets to help by gathering more extensive carbon data.
Private markets investors need to strive for ‘consistent and thorough private market data’, writes Teresa O’Flynn, global head of sustainable investing at BlackRock Alternative Investors.

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