Impax Environmental Markets plc

Impax Environmental Markets plc 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

nav ex income 254.81p
Nav cum income 256.05p
share price 225.25p
Premium discount (12.03)%
Pe ratio 18.4x
Geographic focus Global
Characteristic Growth
Vehicle Investment Trust
Exchange London
Currency GBP
Bloomberg ticker IEM LN
ISIN GB0031232498
on going charge 1.13%
Reuters ric code IMPX.L
Sedol 3123249
Number of stocks 61
Investment horizon Long term
Launch date 22 February 2002
Fund AUM £464m
Strategy AUM £1,656m
As at 30 April 2017


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. 

Cumulative Performance (%) GBP1m3mYTD1yr3yrs5yrs10yrs
NAV per Share (TR)
Share Price0.
Discrete Performance (%) GBP


to APR-17


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to APR-15


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to APR-13

NAV per Share (TR)
Share Price33.67.87.621.625.7
FTSE ET100*30.7-3.812.926.515.6

Source: FactSet, WM Reuters. FTSE index is total return (gross dividend reinvested), MSCI index is total net return (net dividend reinvested). *Since first full month following inception on 22 February 2002. **Source: Morningstar TR. ***FTSE ET is a combination of FTSE ET100 and FTSE ET50 indices. FTSE ET50 data is from since inception to December 2013 and FTSE ET100 data from January 2014 onwards. 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. Data In GBP as at 30 April 2017.


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) with Bruce Jenkyn-Jones.

Jon began his career working with both private and quoted companies in 1994. 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.


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.  


Current factsheets & documents

Monthly Factsheet

Semi-Annual report 2016

Annual Report 2016

AIFMD Disclosure Document

AGM proxy results May 2015


Portfolio holdings

AIFMD Remuneration disclosure

Investors can invest via the following means: