The Company is a leading vertically-integrated producer and off-season supplier of “superfruits” and vegetables. The Company is seeking to raise US$50mm or more in new capital to support strategic plans to build the industry-leading premium fruit company with a global footprint.
This female-founded Manager seeks to generate competitive financial returns PLUS positive economic, social and/or environmental impact by providing financing to Small and Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”) in very select high-growth developing economies with stable political climates and reliable legal systems. All of their borrowers map to at least one of the UN SDGs + conform to the IFC’s exclusion list + meet local and international laws and respective practices + are in compliance with local environmental, labor, health, safety and business laws +commit to identify and track various bottom-up impact metrics, as defined by the GIIN’s Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) metrics.
Climate change is a defining issue of our time. In 2012, this Manager launched their Climate Solutions Strategy, a portfolio of companies focused on producing climate mitigation or adaptation solutions that they believe will outperform equity markets over the long-term. They believe that companies positioned alongside environmental sectors have the potential to significantly outperform the broader equity market over the long-term.
This Long / Short Equity Strategy with ESG integration is a female-led, fundamental-based, U.S. focused, multi-sector long/short equity strategy utilizing the co-founders’ experience running low net and a commitment to short selling, coupled with integrated ESG research and independent thinking, to pursue asymmetric risk/reward and strong alpha generation.
An investment alongside our EM Private Debt manager provides financing to a Sustainable Packaging Manufacturer in Ecuador whose roots trace back to 1955, when it began as a corrugated cardboard distributor primarily focused on the exportation of bananas. Since then, the company has developed into a sustainable, vertically-integrated packaging manufacturer sourcing raw material primarily from recycled paper and recycled cardboard procured through multiple local and international partnerships.