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  • Impact infra funds 'increasingly target the transition', says Phenix

    05 September 2023

    Financing the energy transition is top of the agenda for infrastructure impact funds and investment strategies, an impact investment consultant has found.

  • Impact funds market continues to grow in tough 2022

    03 February 2023

    Impact funds continued to grow despite the market sell-off in 2022, but the war in Ukraine left its mark by shifting the focus towards affordable energy and food supply,...

  • Phenix Capital: 'Emerging markets still not a big presence in public equity impact funds'

    23 December 2022

    Emerging markets account for less than 2% of total capital commitments from public equities-focused impact funds, an impact investment consultant has found.

  • The importance of an impactful exit

    18 November 2021

    Maintaining impact when selling proves 'difficult for every investor', writes Michael Hurley

  • Giant $12bn impact haul led by Carney, Paulson funds

    28 July 2021

    Climate-themed impact funds by private equity giant TPG and alternatives asset manager Brookfield have raised a combined total of $12.4 billion to invest in areas including renewable energy, transport and agriculture.

  • 2020 saw dip in emerging market impact fund launches, Phenix data show

    30 April 2021

    Just 59 emerging market impact funds were launched last year - compared with 90 funds in 2019, and 58 in 2018, according to data provided by Phenix.

  • Phenix developing impact benchmarks

    14 April 2021

    Phenix Capital is developing impact benchmark indexes and is canvassing large asset owners for their input, according to the data provider.

  • Conservation, nature-based impact funds raising €10bn - Phenix

    26 March 2021

    Fund managers targeting positive impact through conservation and nature-based investments are currently raising a combined €10 billion ($12 billion), according to data provider Phenix Capital.

  • Private equity set to drive impact fundraising rebound

    25 February 2021

    Private equity fund managers are leading a charge of impact investors looking to raise a combined €140 billion ($170 billion), data from Phenix Capital reveals - a sum that suggests coming months could see a dramatic rebound in impact allocations after Covid-19 dampened last year's total.