Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Sarona in the Trump era: Steady as she goes

Only a few more days and President-Elect Trump will be President Trump. While many may have significant reservations about the impending “Trump effect”, we believe that it will prove to be less pronounced than many investors fear.

Sarona’s success is highlighted in a recent Blended Finance report

Development Initiatives has just published a report called Blended finance: Understanding its potential for Agenda 2030.

Understaffed LPs missing out on emerging market opportunities, Sarona exec says

Domestic LPs are finding good returns in emerging markets but international investors still shy away from committing, despite an increase in interest, according to Sarona Asset Management’s Vivina Berla.

AltAssets LP Summit: Emerging markets can deliver, but better performance data needed

Development finance institutions have been the major supporters of the fledgling emerging market private equity industry, in part because other investors, lacking solid and reliable results data, remain wary, delegates to AltAssets’ Limited Partner Summit in London this week were told.

ESG focus could impact short term profitability according to Sarona exec

An ESG focus in private equity could dampen profitability in the short term, but the long term performance will pay off according to Sarona’s Vivina Berla.

Sarona honoured as ‘Best for the World’, creating most overall positive social and environmental...

Today, Sarona Asset Management Inc. was recognized for creating the most positive overall social and environmental impact by the non-profit B Lab.

Tapping into emerging market potential

A local base is essential for truly understanding emerging markets businesses and adding value, according to Sarona Asset Management senior partner Vivina Berla.

Sarona lands $150m for Fund II final close

Canadian Sarona Asset Management has held a final close for its second developing markets FoF on $150m, AltAssets can reveal.

Emerging markets dealmaking is built on investing in people

Successful emerging markets dealmaking is built squarely on investing in people rather than relying on ‘number crunching’, Sarona Asset Management senior partner Vivian Berla has told AltAssets.

Sarona and Canada showcased at World Economic Forum-OECD event on blended finance

The World Economic Forum, the group most notable for their annual gathering of economists and business leaders in Davos Switzerland, is promoting a new Blended Finance model of economic growth

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