Impax Environmental Leaders (Ireland) Fund

The Impax Environmental Leaders (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 companies which have >20% 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 UK (Distributor Status)
Currency EUR, GBP, USD
Bloomberg ticker IMPELAS ID
Ongoing charge 0.80%
Number of stocks 45
Investment horizon Long term
Launch date 11 January 2016
Fund AUM £19m
Strategy AUM £2,286m
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

Hubert Aarts -
Co-Head of Listed Equities, Executive Director

Hubert is an executive director and co-head of listed equities, together with Bruce Jenkyn-Jones.  He is also responsible as co-portfolio manager for Impax’s Leaders and Water strategies, as well as leading Impax's macro-economic research process.

Hubert joined Impax in 2007 from Cambrian Capital Partners LLP, where he was a partner and portfolio manager of the Curalium fund and Incremental Leveraged hedge funds.

Having started his career in the investment industry in 1990, Hubert has extensive experience investing in Pan-European equities as a portfolio manager at MeesPierson and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers/BlackRock, where he chaired the European Sector Strategy Group.

He holds a Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration from Maastricht University.

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.  


KII Documents

KIID S Shares Distributing (English)

KIID S Shares Accumulating (English)

KIID A Shares Accumulating (English)

KIID A Shares Distributing (English)

KIID A Shares (Danish)


Impax Funds (Ireland) Plc - Remuneration Policy

Portfolio holdings

Reportable Income Information

Application Form

Application Form


Monthly Factsheet


Annual Report December 2017

Semi-Annual Report June 2018

Semi-Annual Report June 2018 (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 Email: