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
|Registrations||UK (Distributor Status)|
|Currency||EUR, GBP, USD|
|Bloomberg ticker||IMPELAS ID|
|Number of stocks||45|
|Investment horizon||Long term|
|Launch date||11 January 2016|
|Class||Share Price||Established||Min. investment||Management Fee||ISIN||Bloomberg ticker|
|DKK A Accumulation||-||07.12.2017||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BD2NFJ14||IMPELAD ID|
|Sterling A Accumulation||-||25.01.2016||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSF13||IMPELAS ID|
|Sterling A Distribution||-||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSG20||IMPELDS ID|
|USD A Accumulation||-||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSH37||IMPELAU ID|
|USD A Distribution||-||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSJ50||IMPELDU ID|
|Euro A Accumulation||-||31.08.2016||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSK65||IMPELAE ID|
|Euro A Distribution||-||£500,000||0.80%||IE00BYQNSL72||IMPELDE ID|
As at 31 December 2017, 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.
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.