Timeline

1998
Impax Asset Management founded with mandate from the International Finance Corporation (IFC)*  
1999
First listed equity strategy launched with advisory contract for Alm.Brand Invest in Denmark  
2001
Floated on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) subsequently renamed Impax Asset Management Group plc  
2002
First own-label listed equity fund launched: Impax Environmental Markets plc  
2005
Launch of first private equity infrastructure fund, Impax New Energy Investors Fund I  
2007
BNP Paribas Investment Partners became a shareholder 
2008
SEC registration  
2010
Launch of second private equity infrastructure fund, Impax New Energy Investors Fund II  
2011
Office established in Hong Kong  
2012
New York office established  
2013
Impax named Sustainable Investor of the Year at FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards  
2014
Portland OR office established and Sustainable Property business acquired. Impax also receives a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development. 
2015
Impact and green alpha methodologies launched
2016
Impax surpassed £5bn AUM**

* Corporate finance advisory firm Impax Capital Ltd was established in 1994. Ian Simm was working at Impax Capital prior to founding Impax Asset Management Ltd in 1998. Impax Capital Ltd ceased working for external clients in September 2007.

** As of 31 December 2016. Assets under management and advice.