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Despite all the buzz around the benefits of regenerative farming practices, there have been few private market vehicles dedicated to supporting the transition. That could be about to change.
Vista was among the first North American private equity firms to join the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative in July last year.
LPs are being asked to 'let go of asset buckets' in a bid to make a meaningful impact on carbon emissions.
The deal will help Climate Friendly ‘accelerate delivery on its purpose’, Adamantem Capital says, with the firm rapidly growing since an initial 2021 investment.
The case for investing in climate-focused vehicles is simple; avoiding disappointment will be complicated.
The fund was unveiled earlier this year with a $150m anchor commitment from the bank.
Goldman Sachs' head of EMEA private equity Michael Bruun does not think we are at the 'too much money chasing too few deals' stage.
The firm has so far committed around $2bn of the $7.3bn fund to deals and has been pleased 'by the scale and persistency of opportunity'.
Detailed greenhouse gas reporting guidance produced by iCI, ERM and others should "equip private equity ESG professionals with a blueprint based on preexisting global standards".
The climate-orientated growth investor prefers businesses that are already scaling, like distributed solar company Sun King, managing director Eli Aheto tells New Private Markets.

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