The Impact Alpha Report: Private funds managers deliver outperformance by driving impact

  • Tired: Tradeoffs. Wired: Impact alpha. A growing network of private fund managers is seeking to prove out the thesis that social impact can deliver higher, not lower financial returns. The shorthand for the emerging approach may be familiar to some readers: impact alpha.

Impact fintechs need private debt, not just private equity, to fuel their social mission

Impact investors are no stranger to private debt. But are they too shy about these instruments, right when impact-focused fintech companies need them the most? It’s a reasonable question for any institution, family office or high net worth individual intrigued by financial technology companies serving underbanked populations in developing markets. Having gained traction over the