ESG Investors Search Out Unquoted Companies

Private equity fund managers believe that some unlisted companies present good opportunites for investors willing to take the risk

Annalisa Esposito 10 October, 2019 | 12:05PM

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Unquoted companies may not seem like an obvious hunting ground for ESG investors, yet those focused on the space insist there are plenty of opportunities. 

Private equity investment company Pantheon International (PIN), for example, has a long history of taking sustainability factors into account. It signed up to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2007. Alex Scott, a senior member of Pantheon’s European investment team, says: "Investing responsibly is the right thing to do and enhances our ability to create value in our portfolios.”

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Pantheon International Ord PLC2,145.00 GBX-0.23
Princess Private Equity Ord9.20 EUR-0.22

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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