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The fund manager received a substantial cornerstone investment to co-invest in emerging market credit focused on making developing economies more sustainable.
Europe has seen an explosion of loans encouraging better borrower behaviour in relation to ESG issues. We look at some of the key developments so far.
ESG and sustainability are now being worked into deal documentation, but it may take a while before the asset class is seen to be truly making a difference.
Arcmont has released a guide to structuring sustainability-linked loans as it joins the likes of Ares, Amundi and Barings in offering margin discounts linked to ESG KPIs.
Moving to green energy will need huge sums of capital. Private lenders are well placed to marry institutional money to vital projects. John Bakie reports
The technology and expertise exist to communicate non-financial KPIs to LPs with regularity, but don’t expect it to happen any time soon.
Tackling global warming will require a commitment from the whole financial system to deploy capital sustainably. But where does private debt fit within this?

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