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ESG strong factor in M&A activity: PwC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... PwC. ESG-led value creation is becoming as important as operational or commercial aspects in M&A activity, with private equity teams, infrastructure funds and deal makers incorporating ESG evaluation into due diligence, according to Kushal Chadha, partner ...

Invest in sustainable development for positive return: RadiantESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... not welcome as equity investors," she said. "There is a huge pushback and a huge sense of 'we own this' from the private equity space, but we all need to approach every asset class with an impact mindset. "We might not be able to translate 1:1 the same ...

NGS Super to reduce emissions 35% by 2025

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... applied that approach across the entire portfolio, to we could get a sense of what carbon looks like for real estate, private equity, fixed income, infrastructure as well as equities." The scenario analysis was conducted over the listed and unlisted ...

ESG drivers rising up M&A strategy agenda: PwC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... considerations, according to Kushal Chadha, partner at PwC Deals Advisory and Asia Pacific ESG leader - deals and private equity. "Lots of forward-thinking investors are taking quite a strong or fresh look at the assets and investments that they have ...

AGL takeover bid first, but not last on net zero grounds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... back by the AGL board on the grounds that the $7.50/share offer price undervalued the company, signals a shift by private equity and private buying consortia in Australia and around the world. However, taking infrastructure and energy assets from listed ...

CEFC, super funds allocate to IFM Investors private equity fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has allocated $80 million towards an IFM Investors private equity fund. The IFM Investors Private Equity Growth Partners Fund invests in Australian-based mid-market growth companies and aims to accelerate ...

Deep engagement to follow SSGA CEO letter to directors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... other leadership positions that they might have? Are you considering private obligations - are they the CEO of a private equity firm?" Overall, SSGA will look at the gatekeeping role that nominating and governance committees play in board selection ...

Demand for sustainability specialists drives salaries upward: Talent Nation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... it align to the overarching biz strategy? "We're seeing announcements that sustainability roles and VC firms and private equity firms, so I think the number of roles that are being created certainly mean that the financial services sector is punching ...

New Forests to partner on African forestry strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... five or six years now," Brand said. "Maybe three years ago, we sat down with the CDC Group, which is the largest private equity investor in Africa, to establish if it would be possible to organise capital at scale where government could play a catalytic ...

Baring Private Equity Asia inks multi-billion dollar SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has established a sustainability linked loan (SLL) worth up to US$3.2, with initial commitments of approximately US$1.5 billion. The SLL facility is linked to sustainability performance targets that will reduce the ...
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