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A funds lawyer tells New Private Markets how a client changed its impact-linked performance incentives after LP concerns.
Co-founder Til Klein describes Identity.vc as 'Europe’s first venture capital fund investing in early-stage LGBTQ+ led start-ups in Europe and beyond'.
Samantha Steele, Russell Investments
Standardisation of impact data and better availability of benchmarking tools will encourge more adoption, says Russell Investments' Samantha Steele.
The firm has done its first adaptation deal and expects to do more, according to general partner David Frykman.
The firm is raising $500m for the fund, which has both an impact hurdle and a financial hurdle.
Linking a portion of carried interest to impact performance is becoming more common, with private equity firms like Apollo, Apax and EQT implementing such a mechanism. LPs are split on the idea.
EQT, L Catterton and Just Climate also have impact-linked GP incentives for their impact funds.
(L-R) Andrew Siwo, NYSCRF; Reuben Munger, Vision Ridge; Jan Stahlberg, Trill Impact
The giant New York pension plan is not of fan of funds with a portion of their carried interest linked to impact, its sustainable investment chief Andrew Siwo told a lively debate on impact at PEI Group's NEXUS 2024 event.
XSML Capital has raised $98.7m for its fourth fund, according to a statement.
Jen Braswell
Despite missing its target, the firm is 'really excited' to have raised the largest generalist impact fund on record, says head of impact Jen Braswell.

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