1ST INVESTMENT FUND FOR THE ACCELERATION
OF ENTREPREURIAL AND BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT FIRMS
Acting as a true “acceleration partner” EMERGENCE provides the most promising and innovative French entrepreneurial asset managers with seed money to expand their funds, that is essential for their growth and their international development.
A recognized brand for sustaining an international development
Through its original model-come-brand, Emergence boosts reputation and development of entrepreneurial and boutique asset managers among international investors.
Total AUM managed by Emergence’s asset manager partners: reached 7.4 billion Euros (3.4 billion Euros before Emergence’s seeding) of which 50% comes from international investors (figures from 31/12/2018).
AN INCENTIVE SCHEME PROMPTING INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS TO INVEST TOGETHER
Emergence offers an unique scheme for enhancing the interests of institutional investors:
Encouraging the dissemination of responsible investment
Practical SRI Handbook for emerging asset management companies
ESG Policy applying to Emergence equity sub-funds
Through its delegated asset management company, Emergence provides support to entrepreneurial asset managers on how to integrate ESG best practices in order to meet institutional investors’ expectations.
For this purpose, Emergence produced and made available:
- Its Practical handbook on Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) presenting the minimum requirements needed to implement a consistent SRI policy regarding asset management companies’ own governance and their investment decision processes.
- Its ESG policy, basis of the extra-financial criteria held by institutional investors as Emergence’s members with regard to responsible investment. It applies to investments in its equity sub-funds starting with Emergence Europe.