IHS Markit has introduced an environmental, social and governance (ESG) data collection and reporting solution for private equity (PE) firms, venture capital (VC) firms, their portfolio companies and investors. The solution is part of iLEVEL, a platform connecting participants in private capital markets. ESG reporting in iLEVEL covers 29 metrics relevant to investors seeking data from portfolio companies and PE or VC funds. The metrics include CO2 footprint, diversity in employment and independence of board members, helping general partners and limited partners apply non-financial data to their value creation and risk management processes, two areas of interest for investors.
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IHS Markit Adds ESG Solution for Private Capital Markets
The buy-side faced a barrage of regulation in 2020 and is now under pressure to make post-Brexit adjustments and complete LIBOR transition by the end of 2021. To ensure compliance and ease the burden of in-house data management, many firms turned to outsourcing and managed services. But there is more to come, as buy-side firms...
ESGi – an Element22 and Agility Sciences Solution – Offers Buy-Side Firms Trusted ESG Data Updated in Real Time
Data consultancy Element22 and distributed ledger developer Agility Sciences have released ESGi, an innovative solution designed to solve problems of ESG data, such as time lags and accuracy, and provide buy-side firms with trusted data in real time. The release coincides with the first deadline of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which comes...
Now in its 5th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
In these unprecedented times, a carefully crafted trading infrastructure is crucial for capital markets participants. Yet, the impact of trading regulations on infrastructure can be difficult to manage. The Trading Regulations Handbook 2021 can help. It provides all the essentials you need to know about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team Group’s Trading...