The May/June 2018 issue explores the strategies of private equity firms looking to make a positive social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. This edition also looks at talent management at portfolio companies, and the increasing focus of PE firms on the people behind their businesses.
Below is a preview of the content in the May/June edition.
ON THE COVER //
From Landfill to Windfall: Ultra Capital Investment Reimagines Recycling
San Francisco-based Ultra Capital targets above-market returns with investments in sustainable infrastructure. Its support for a high-tech recycling plant that uses artificial intelligence, vision recognition and biotechnology proves that impact investing strategies are anything but garbage.
INSIDE THE ISSUE //
Human Capital Changes the Equation
PE firms are increasing their focus on the people behind the portfolio, using personality assessments, talent-incubator programs and more to find the right leaders for their companies.
MidPoints by John Gabbert
PitchBook’s founder and CEO explores whether it’s sustainable for private equity firms to consider sustainability as a strategy and how they can strike the right balance of doing good and turning a profit.
A Qualified Opinion with Brendan Tierney
Brendan Tierney, a managing director with Raymond James, describes the issues surrounding water management and the opportunities that exist for investors.
Private equity firm Watermill Group is betting on renewable energy with its investment in Cooper & Turner, a manufacturer of high-quality industrial fasteners used to help propel wind turbines.
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