The Impax Environmental Markets (Ireland) Fund seeks to achieve sustainable, above market returns over the longer term by investing globally in companies active in the 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 "pure-play" small and mid cap companies which have >50% of their 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
|Registrations||Switzerland, UK (Distributor Status)|
|Currency||EUR, GBP, USD|
|Bloomberg ticker||IMPASAS ID|
|Number of stocks||66|
|Investment horizon||Long term|
|Launch date||9 December 2004|
|Share class||Share Price||Established||Min. investment||Management Fee||ISIN||Bloomberg ticker|
|US Dollar B||30.11.2005||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B04R3851||IMPEMAS ID|
|US Dollar A||07.01.2005||£500,000||1.00%||IE00B04R3745||IMPEMAS ID|
|Euro B||300.00||07.12.2005||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B04R3638||IMPEMAS ID|
|Euro A||15.12.2004||£500,000||1.00%||IE00B04R3521||IMPEMAS ID|
|Sterling B||08.12.2004||£1,000||1.50%||IE00B04R3414||IMPEMAS ID|
|Sterling A||09.12.2004||£500,000||1.00%||IE00B04R3307||IMPEMAS ID|
As at 31 January 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.
Jon Forster - Senior Portfolio Manager, Director
Jon has worked at Impax for over thirteen years. He co-manages the Specialists Strategy (which includes Impax's flagship fund, Impax Environmental Markets plc) with Bruce Jenkyn-Jones.
Jon has over 19 years of investment experience working with both private and quoted companies. Following his graduation from Leeds University in Management Studies, he spent four years working on acquisitions at HSBC Investment Bank. Subsequently, he spent two years as a consultant to venture capital investor Alchemy Partners with particular focus on manufacturing and resource management companies before joining Impax in 2000.
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 serves as co-Portfolio Manager for our Specialists, Leaders, and Water 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.