UBP launches emerging equities impact fund

Union Bancaire Privée has launched a new impact fund in emerging market stocks.

UBP says the UBAM Positive Impact Emerging Equity fund looks to “generate a measurable social and environmental impact alongside as well as a financial return, by investing in listed companies in emerging markets”. The fund will consist of up to 45 emerging market stocks across six themes linked to UN SDGs. It will be co-managed by head of emerging equities Mathieu Nègre and Eli Koen, emerging equities portfolio manager.