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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, at PEI Media. He is responsible for New Private Markets, a dedicated intelligence source on impact investing, sustainability and ESG in private markets, and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
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The Swedish firm spent two years fundraising in an 'undeniably challenging' market, says partner Johanna Levander.
Bregal Sphere, the recently launched impact arm of Bregal Investments, wants to be at the 'tip of the spear' in showing what high-quality carbon credits look like, says the new co-head of its nature-based solutions strategy.
Institutional investors are increasingly mindful of inequality as a systemic risk; the question is whether they are willing and able to do anything about it.
Impact Investor Global Summit
The cast of characters at this year's Impact Investor Global Summit tells a positive story about how institutional investors are thinking about impact.
This is part of a wider effort by the pension to quantify the impact of its 'targeted sustainability investments'.
The firm has collaborated with Conservation International, a global non-profit, to form Akaria Natural Capital.
Across private markets different bodies and groups are striving to harmonize ESG data gathering and reporting: it is a worthy and devilishly difficult task.
The impact investor has previously raised a seed fund, a VC fund and created the LiveKindly Collective, a $1bn roll-up of brands in the alternative protein sector.
The private equity industry must decide how its long-established fiduciary duty fits with a crisis like this.
The shortcomings of available performance data are making public market equivalents a more attractive benchmark.

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