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Novata, an ESG data software company for investment managers, is the latest to receive private equity backing – following the likes of Blackstone, CVC and KKR.
Apex has gathered data from over 400 GPs and 1,500 portfolio companies in a bid to help clients 'identify areas of underperformance'.
The deal continues the trend of private equity players targeting ESG consultancy services.
The firm, called Follett Parker, aims 'to advise businesses to hire through a considered lens, outside of the conventional modus operandi of recruitment,' the founder says.
There is huge opportunity for those providing ESG data products or services to private markets investors.
MUFG Investor Services has snagged a well-known fund financier to head up its APAC fund finance outfit.
Malk has struck a 'strategic partnership' with Integrum, an ESG data software provider.
The pension is developing a charter for the ESG committee and has appointed Funston Advisory Services to support this.
Mount Street Group says the new tool can build data into clients’ whole loan books and provide forecasting measures to enhance risk analysis.
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