ERM is the global market leader in the provision of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) related consulting services to a client base of over 100 General Partners (GPs) and Limited Partners (LPs) on a consistent and regular basis. ERM's holistic service offering covers the full breadth of a Private Equity (PE) firms’ ESG needs across the investment life cycle, including GP-level policies, procedures and reporting, ESG due-diligence (acquisition and vendor), Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), portfolio company value protection and value creation strategies, ESG compliance and risk management.
ERM has unrivalled capabilities and senior expertise including 20+ Partners focusing on PE globally, and over 5,500 specialists across 45+ markets to draw from. ERM’s ESG professionals cover a full spectrum of technical service and sector specialists and include people who have worked in-house in PE firms, Infrastructure funds, International Financial Institutions (e.g. IFC) and banks.
We are committed to creating value for our clients by providing strategic and technical advice in a commercial context. Our outputs comprise bankable reports, as a highly respected ESG adviser to lenders and pension funds, which rely comfortably on ERM's findings. Our 500+ PE assignments a year in addition to our work with PRI in helping them develop the ESG monitoring and reporting guidance have helped ERM build a leading reputation amongst the Private Capital markets globally.
Sustainability is at the heart of the services ERM provides and how we operate our business.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit us on Twitter @KKR_Co.
Adamantem Capital is an Australian Private Equity firm established in 2016. Adamantem invests in mid market companies with an enterprise value between A$100 - $300m based in Australia and New Zealand and typically invests in buyout and partnership opportunities alongside founders and management teams. Adamantem is an opportunistic investor and sector agnostic, but with extensive networks and experience in Australian and New Zealand healthcare, business services and consumer staples. Adamantem has an investment team of 18 professionals with extensive experience in private equity, management consulting, corporate strategy and a long track record of successful partnerships with management teams.
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With 45 offices worldwide and 3,500 employees, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices. The Group has continually improved and evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution through establishing the broadest range of products in the industry; including fund services, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody and super ManCo services, business services including HR and Payroll and a pioneering ESG Ratings and Advisory service for private companies.
LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with USD 60 billion in assets under management and more than 500 institutional clients in 37 countries. An international team of over 450 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, London, Paris, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.
Founded in 2017, Starquest Capital is a leading private equity institution focusing on New Economy through direct investment and FOF investment with initial AUM of around RMB 30 billion, backed by China Reform Holdings Corporation, CITIC Bank, Sequoia Capital, Futian Guiding Fund and China's internet giants.
Focusing on opportunities in Internet+, Healthcare, Consumer and Technology in the new economy, Starquest Capital is on the lookout for future unicorns and for private equity investment opportunities across the entire value chain. Starquest deploys capital through reputable GPs and leading firms in various industries. With a purpose to create value for every stakeholder in the private equity industry, Starquest operates an investment process informed by its proprietary system of big data analytics and artificial intelligence and is supported by a localized professional team with global experience in direct investment and fund of funds management.
With aims at creating values for every participant in the New Economy, Starquest Capital has established a “Five-Star” ecosystem around its core GPs, enterprises (entrepreneurs), LPs, service providers and regulatory institutions. Positioning with “investment + product + service” and leveraging “state-owned asset integration + investment management+ industrial application”, Starquest Capital has achieved a closed loop of integration of industry and finance.
Starquest highly values green investing and sustainability principles. It was the first RMB FoF/PE investor to have joined the UNPRI and to become a signatory of the Green Investment Principles (GIP) for the Belt and Road, initiated by the China Green Finance Committee. Starquest is committed to long-term and sustainable development of the Chinese private equity industry.