M&G seeks social impact with private debt fund

M&G Investments has announced the public launch of a private debt fund that aims to achieve a positive social or environmental impact, while giving investors a return higher than that of public bonds. Meanwhile, a survey suggests funds of this kind make good returns.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 16 Apr 2018

The £300bn asset manager, owned by insurance company Prudential plc, has been developing the idea for at least two years and made a soft launch of the fund last year, but this is the first public announcement.

So far, the M&G Impact Financing Fund, managed by Richard Sherry, ...

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