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A fast-moving, fast-raising slice of the private markets universe was mapped by New Private Markets.
This puts the firm halfway towards a target of $400m.
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‘Very competitive’ to get a place in TPG-led $170m funding round in recycling company UBQ Materials, says M&G Catalyst’s Alex Seddon.
Hannah Schiff has joined a firm raising a Displaced Communities Fund, which will invest in financial institutions servicing low-income climate migrant communities in emerging markets.
Cross-Border Impact Ventures has a target of $100m.
Universities Superannuation Scheme is the latest in a series of LPs to create separate impact and climate investing allocations across private markets.
Eurazeo is an investor in ‘world’s largest impact investing seed round’.
Does real impact investing require something more than just a well aimed slug of capital?
B-corp certification has long been a useful signal of sustainability credentials for consumer-facing businesses; some private markets firms are getting on board.
'I think brand and authenticity for the firms investing is hugely important,' said one of the panellists in a heated discussion at this week's Women in Private Markets Summit.

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