The Impax Asian Environmental Markets (Ireland) Fund seeks to achieve sustainable, above market returns over the longer term by investing regionally in Asia-Pacific companies active in the rapidly growing Resource Efficiency and Environmental Markets. These markets address a number of long term macro-economic themes: growing populations, rising living standards, increasing urbanisation, rising consumption, and depletion of limited natural resources. Investments are made in companies which have >20% of thier underlying revenue generated by sales of environmental products or services in the energy efficiency, renewable energy, water, waste and sustainable food and agriculture markets.
Key facts & share price
|Geographic focus||Regional: Asia-Pacific|
|Registrations||UK (Distributor Status)|
|Currency||EUR, GBP, USD|
|Number of stocks||48|
|Investment horizon||Long term|
|Launch date||4 May 2010|
|Share class||Share Price||Established||Min. investment||Management Fee||ISIN||Bloomberg ticker|
|Sterling X||17.02.2016||£1,000,000||0.75%||IE00BYQ91839||IMPASXS ID|
|US Dollar B||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B3N10L11||IMPASBU ID|
|US Dollar A||12.05.2010||£500,000||1.00%||IE00B3PSB281||IMPASAU ID|
|Euro B||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B3MKB160||IMPASBE ID|
|Sterling B||30.05.2010||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B3PM1976||IMPAMBS ID|
|Sterling A||20.08.2014||£500,000||1.00%||IE00B3MGK730||IMPAMAS ID|
As at 31 August 2016, unless otherwise stated.
Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The value of investments may go down as well as up and are not guaranteed.
David Li - Senior Portfolio Manager, Director
David co-manages the Asia-Pacific Strategy. Based in Hong Kong, he is also Impax's lead analyst for Greater China including Taiwan and Singapore. David has worked for Impax since 2007, initially on secondment from Ajia Partners before becoming a full-time Impax employee in 2011.
David began his career in the investment industry in 1997. He was the Head of Small and Mid Cap Research for Asia ex-Japan at Deutsche Bank Securities, and Head of Regional Media Research at ING Securities. David also has experience in auditing and is a qualified CPA and CFA. David graduated from the University of New South Wales in Australia with majors in Accounting and Finance.
Bruce Jenkyn-Jones - Managing Director, Co-Head of Listed Equities
Bruce is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Listed Equities along with Hubert Aarts.
Together they are responsible for the development of the investment process, research and team. Bruce has an active role in the day to day management of all Impax listed equity portfolios and is on the portfolio construction team for all strategies. Bruce joined Impax in 1999 where he worked initially on venture capital investments before developing the listed equity business. Before joining Impax, Bruce worked as a utilities analyst at Bankers Trust and as an environmental consultant for Environmental Resources Management (ERM). Bruce has an MBA from IESE (Barcelona), an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and a degree in Chemistry from Oxford.