ImpactAssets has released its 2017-18 ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a free, online database for investors and financial advisors that features a diversified listing of 50 private capital fund managers that deliver social and environmental impact as well as financial returns. IA 50 users can sort and filter across a range of asset classes (debt, private equity, and real estate), geographies, size of funds, themes and more.
Fund managers included in the seventh annual IA 50 manages an estimated $29.2 billion in assets devoted to creating measurable, positive impact – nearly double the assets managed by IA 50 managers in the previous year. This year’s showcase includes:
- Larger Funds: Six funds have more than $1 billion in assets under management.
- Deep Experience: A total of 32 out of 50 fund managers have been operating for more than 10 years.
- Diverse Management: Nearly half (48%) of all IA 50 funds have investment management teams with 50% or more women and other under-represented groups.
In addition to Emerson and Kenning, the IA 50 Review Committee includes impact investment pioneers and leaders.
Read the full article about impact fund showcase by Api Podder at My Social Good News.
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