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Impact investing via private equity (Amended)

Credit Suisse partners UOB Venture to launch vehicle for private clients.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 05:50
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"To properly diversify, we probably need 10 to 15 companies each capable of absorbing US$5 million to US$10 million over the life of the investment." - Credit Suisse's Bernard Fung (above)

Singapore

CREDIT Suisse has partnered UOB Venture Management to jointly launch a private equity vehicle that invests in social or impact enterprises.

The fund, called the Asian Impact Investment Vehicle, is marketed exclusively to Credit Suisse clients, and taps clients' appetite