Barclays has launched a fund of funds that invests in a global range of multi-asset ‘impact’ investment strategies According to a Barclays survey, around 56% of investors said they were interested in impact investing – yet only 9% had committed to the sector. Barclays director of impact investment Damian Payiatakis said: ‘We see the growing trend
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ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS has raised $325 million (252.71 million for a private equity impact investment fund, as the world’s biggest private bank looks to meet wealthy clients’ growing appetite to combine philanthropy with money making. The Rise Fund, which counts Irish rock star Bono among its co-founders, aims to achieve “measurable, positive social and