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25 March 2014

WHEB exits packaging company Petainer to Next Wave Partners

news_glass_sml UK green-focused private equity firm WHEB has sold its stake in the sustainable packaging company Petainer to for twice amount it paid for it in 2008. The stake has been bought by co-investor Next Wave Partners. Neither party revealed the terms of the deal. Stephen Walls, Partner at Next Wave Partners and Chairman of Petainer[...]

13 February 2014

Carlyle hires Jackie Roberts as chief sustainability officer

roberts Private equity major Carlyle has appointed Jackie Roberts to the newly created position of chief sustainability officer.

27 January 2014

Ecosystem Integrity Fund launches second sustainability-focused vehicle

news_cleantech_earth.lrg_ Ecosystem Integrity Fund is targeting $50m for its second sustainability-focused vehicle, AltAssets has learned.

10 January 2014

Ambienta hits €200m for environmental private equity fundp

Environmental-focused private equity firm Ambienta has held second close on its Ambienta II fund, raising €200.2m.

14 November 2013

Development finance investor CDC adds environmental, social responsibility head

UK development finance investor CDC Group has named Mark Eckstein as director, environmental and social responsibility.

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.

30 September 2013

Private equity wises up as investor interest in ESG increasesp

Private equity firms are "missing an opportunity" to add to their portfolio companies through the implementation of environmental, social and governance programmes, according to new research.

19 September 2013

Phatisa raises $243m for African Agriculture Fund

African private equity firm Phatisa has held a final close of its African Agriculture Fund (AAF) on $243m.

27 June 2013

Bridges Ventures backs UK sustainable residential development

The Bridges Sustainable Property Fund has joined forces with property developer Urbis to build a new, sustainable residential development.

2 April 2013

Idea Capital closes sustainable growth fund on €100m targetp

Italian private equity firm Idea Capital Funds has closed its Idea Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Growth fund on its target of €100m.

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