BlackRock launches emerging markets impact bond fund
BlackRock has launched a sustainable bond-focused active fund in its flagship emerging markets fixed income range
Covid-19 a catalyst for real estate impact strategies, Schroders says
The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a "fundamental shift towards strategies which generate a positive social and environmental impact", particularly among real estate investors, according to Schroders.
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BlueOrchard targets infrastructure in bid to draw larger impact investors
BlueOrchard says it is increasingly targeting investments in sustainable infrastructure as it looks to attract large investors including pension funds to make impact investments.
Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust makes first investments
Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust has used most of the proceeds from its December initial public offering (IPO) to make seven investments valued at a combined £39.2 million ($53.5 million).
'Slew of impact opportunities' presented by emerging market Covid-19 recovery
"A slew of opportunities" awaits impact investors in emerging markets, as they bounce back from the economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the CEO of BlueOrchard.
Schroder BSC social impact IPO raises £75m, falls short of target
The first-of-its-kind Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust raised £75 million ($102 million) from an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange - but fell short of its £100 million target.