Managing ESG along the PE investment life cycle
Insights from conversations with private equity managers
KEY ESG cofounders, Heleen van Poecke and Anne-Marie Schoonbeek, spoke to 30+ private equity managers to understand how they integrate ESG management across the different phases of the investment life cycle. This Whitepaper summarizes our findings and highlights key insights for PE professionals by each phase of the investment life cycle: due diligence, holding period and exit preparation.
- Assessing ESG performance during Due Diligence
Pre-investment ESG performance screening is a critical step towards making informed investment decisions and facilitates capital structuring discussions.
- Managing ESG during the Holding period
Monitoring, tracking and improving ESG performance can boost value creation efforts.
- Considering ESG as part of Exit preparations
Showcasing strong ESG management credentials can positively impact exit outcomes.