Impax Environmental Markets (Ireland) Fund

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

Geographic focus Global
Characteristic Growth
Vehicle OEIC
Exchange Ireland
Registrations Switzerland, UK (Distributor Status)
Currency EUR, GBP, USD
Bloomberg ticker IMPEMAS ID
ISIN IE00B04R3307
Ongoing charge 1.08 – 1.78%*
Number of stocks 60
Investment horizon Long term
Launch date 9 December 2004
Fund AUM £151m
Strategy AUM £2,007m

*The full range of ongoing charges for all share classes is: X: 1.08%, A: 1.28%, B: 1.78%

Class Share Price Established Min. investment Management Fee ISIN Bloomberg ticker

As at 31 December 2017, unless otherwise stated.

Historical performance

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. 

Portfolio Managers

Jon Forster -
Senior Portfolio Manager, Managing Director

Jon has worked at Impax since August 2000. He co-manages the Specialists strategy, which includes Impax's flagship fund, Impax Environmental Markets plc, alongside Bruce Jenkyn-Jones.

Following graduation from Leeds University in Management Studies, Jon began his career in 1994, spending four years working on acquisitions at HSBC Investment Bank. Subsequently, he spent two years consulting venture capital investor Alchemy Partners, focusing on manufacturing and resource management companies.

Bruce Jenkyn-Jones -
Co-Head of Listed Equities, Executive Director

Bruce is an Executive 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.  



Impax Funds (Ireland) Plc - Remuneration Policy

Portfolio holdings

Reportable Income Information

Application Form

Application Form

KII Documents

KIID X Shares Distributing (Finnish)

KIID X Shares Distributing (Swiss German)

KIID X Shares Distributing (English)

KIID X Shares Accumulating (English)

KIID A Shares (English)

KIID B Shares (English)

KIID X Shares Accumulating (Finnish)

KIID A Shares (Finnish)

KIID B Shares (Finnish)

KIID X Shares Accumulating (Swiss German)

KIID A Shares (Swiss German)

KIID B Shares (Swiss German)


Monthly Factsheet


Annual Report December 2017

Semi-Annual Report June 2018 (English)

Annual Report December 2017 (Swiss-German)

Semi-Annual Report June 2018 (Swiss-German)


Prospectus (English)

Prospectus (Swiss-German)

Please contact the Fund Administrators BNP Paribas Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited on:

Tel: +353 1 612 5326

Fax: +353 1 512 5332


The Fund is available through the following investment platforms: 

Friends Provident


Raymond James


AJ Bell Investcentre


7IM Platforms