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EMPEA Report Identifies PE Role in Boosting SDGs

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Private Equity’s Role in Delivering the SDGs: Current Approaches and Good Practice, a new report from EMPEA, the global industry association...

Hedge Funds Increasingly Adopting RI: Report

Stockholm (NordSIP) - From niche to mainstream: Responsible Investment and hedge funds, a new report from the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the...

An Overlooked Approach to RI & Commodities

Stockholm (NordSIP) - In contrast to public equities and an increasing number of asset classes, responsible investment is not yet particularly well defined in commodities....

The Long and Short of Sustainable Hedge Funds

Stockholm (NordSIP) - At this year's Nordic Hedge Award ceremony, which is held in Stockholm and rewards the best hedge funds included in the...

European Utilities: the Long, the Short and the Green

Stockholm (NordSIP) - This week, we had the opportunity to sit down over lunch with Eric Melloul, European utility specialist at New York-based Electron...

Ethics of Shorting – Rooted in Capitalism and Democracy

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - For those of us who work with hedge funds on a day-to-day basis, going short is as natural a concept as...

Swedes Commit to Impact Boutique

Stockholm (NordSIP) - On December 11, Sonanz, a new boutique fund manager based in Munich, Germany, announced the launch of its first fund Sonanz...

Nordic Capital takes sustainable stake in Nordax Bank

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Nordic Capital, the private equity investor with approximately €10bn in AUM focused on building stronger sustainable companies covering the Nordic region,...

New Report on Sustainability in Alternative Assets

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Sustainability in Asset Management: The Knowledge Foundation’s Assessment of Alternative Assets, a new report written by NUWA Director Dr Emma Sjöstrom,...

Sustainability a No-Brainer for Infrastructure

Stockholm (NordSIP) - By definition, infrastructure is a long-term investment and investing with this type of horizon requires more than the usual financial analysis....

Man Group Becomes PRI Signatory at Group Level

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Man Group, the active investment management firm, announced today (September 20) that it has become a signatory to the UN Principles...

Beta Can Be Smart AND Responsible

Stockholm (NordSIP) - During a recent visit to Stockholm, Yves Choueifaty, CEO of the French smart-beta asset manager TOBAM, described the motivations behind the...

FIM Launches “FIM Forest” Fund in Sweden

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Finnish Emerging Markets specialist FIM Asset Management is launching FIM Skog (“FIM Forest”) in Sweden this fall, a brand new fund...

ECAF Kicks Off Annual Crowdfunding Research Seminars

Stockholm (NordSIP) - The European Centre for Alternative Finance (ECAF), the Utrecht University research centre that takes as its central objective to guide the...

PRI DDQ Converting Hedge Funds, One Step at a Time

Stockholm (NordSIP) – The PRI association held an event today (Tuesday, June 20) in Stockholm to promote the launch of a dedicated ESG due...

Man Group names Desmyter Head of Responsible Investment 

Man Group today announced the appointment of Steven Desmyter (pictured) as Head of Responsible Investment and Chair of Man Group’s Responsible Investment Committee. This...

Environmental ETFs Surge on Trump Climate Abnegation

Stockholm (NordSIP) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s climate policies are predictably riling a good chunk of the civilized world, but ETF’s dedicated to environmentally...

AP2 Invests USD 50m in TPG’s Rise Fund

Stockholm (NordSIP) AP2, Sweden’s Second AP pension fund with SEK 300 billion in AUM, has invested USD 50 million in The Rise Fund, a...

At HCP, CSR & ESG Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Finnish global asset management firm Helsinki Capital Partners (HCP) is a company with a vision on a mission. With three funds under...

Saving the Environment and Improving Your Portfolio with Real Estate

Buildings account for about a third of total carbon emissions globally. This presents a real opportunity for investors who seek to maintain a diversified...
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