Acumen has been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 2013, a free, online resource for impact investors and their advisors. The IA 50 is the first publicly available database of private debt and equity impact investment fund managers. Fund managers included in the IA 50 2013 manage a combined $10.8 billion in assets within the impact investing market. It includes a broad range of organizations spanning domestic and international geographies, sectors, asset classes and impact areas:
The IA 50 serves as a gateway for those interested in achieving social and/or environmental, as well as financial, returns on their investments. “For several years, interest in impact investing outpaced opportunities for mainstream investors to participate,” said Jed Emerson, chief impact strategist of ImpactAssets. “The IA 50 was designed to help convert interest into action by showcasing funds with expert management and solid track records.” We at Acumen are excited by ImpactAssets’ efforts to highlight established impact investors both for those in the industry and also for investors eager to participate.