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8 April 2014

African policymakers yet to maximise potential of impact investmentp

Private capital forecast to be the most important source of long-term finance and the main driver of economic progress across the African continent

4 March 2014

ESG factors grow their role in impacting investment decisionsp

Impact investment has seen growing interest from both private and institutional investors increasingly attracted to the sustainable and profitable aspects of socially and environmentally responsible companies.

27 January 2014

De-risking impact investment vital to driving more capital to the sectorp

Key risk factors continue to deter investors from gaining exposure to impact investments, according to a new report, which is destined to remain a niche activity unless these are addressed.

23 October 2013

KKR goes nuts with sustainable cashew factory in Bali

KKR has partered with social sector development firm Impact Investment Exchange Asia to support the launch of East Bali Cashews, the first large-scale cashew processing facility in Bali.

7 October 2013

Bridges Ventures raises £125m impact investment fund

UK impact investor Bridges Ventures has raised £125m for its latest fund, exceeding its £100m target.

12 July 2013

Indian Angel Network launches social impact fund

Investors within the Indian Angel Network have created a social impact fund to provide seed capital to provide financing to innovators working in clean energy, education, water and healthcare.

6 May 2013

Impact investor Creation Investments nears $75m hard capp

Impact investor Creation Investments has reached its target for its second vehicle but has some headroom left before it cuts off fundraising at its hard cap of $75m.

7 March 2013

Bridges Ventures makes 4.7x on sale of Whelan Refining

UK impact investor Bridges Ventures has sold its stake in Whelan Refining to the company’s management team.

3 September 2012

Israeli impact investment fund targets $25m fundraisingp

Israel’s first social impact investment vehicle that leverages domestic innovation and technology has revealed further details of its strategy.


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