Sat, Feb 25, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Highlight on energy (9) - Green Science Partners sees increasing investor interest and knowledge of green/clean tech space

Friday, March 12, 2010

From Kirsten Bischoff, Opalesque New York:

Launched in July 2009, Stamford, Connecticut-based Green Science Partners LP manages a long/short equity fund focused on the green/clean tech industry. The team behind the launch built the firm with a four-part focus on Investments, Operations, Client Service & Marketing, and Business Management.

“We felt that we needed to build a culture of transparency which emphasizes compliance and regulatory standards, particularly following Wall Streets’ near death experience” says Chris Tagatac, Chief Marketing Officer at Green Science Partners.

In the current asset-raising environment most newly launched vehicles are funded by the managers’ personal assets. Even securing ‘friends and family’ allocations is a much tougher proposition than it was two years ago. Finishing their first six months at year-end 2009 with performance gains of +18% (net), the team at Green Science has ramped up its asset-raising activities. In addition to meeting various types of investors they also hope to attract the attention of seed funds that are putting allocations to work early in the recovery.

Investor knowledge of environmental investing is evolving…. Even over the course of their first six months, the team has witnessed the growth in investor knowledge and interest in green/clean tech investing. Within the US, recent events have made economic growth i......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Swiss investors take fund seeding and acceleration into their own hands[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Banque Bonhote, a 200-year old Swiss private bank, last year launched a community of investors - heads of Swiss family and advisory offices and wealth managers - with the aim of co-investing in the kind of managers they wanted to invest in, either by way of s

  2. K2 Advisors : Why We Like Activist Hedge Fund Strategies and Some Thoughts on Alpha[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Rob Christian, Senior Managing Director, Head of Research K2 Advisors, Franklin Templeton Solutions, writes on Harvest Exchange: When d

  3. Ex-Navy SEAL backed by Mario Gabelli, Jean-Marie Eveillard and other value giants off to strong start[more]

    From Valuewalk.com: Sententia Capital Management is not your average value focused hedge fund. The fund was founded by Michael Zapata, a former Navy Seal Team 6 Officer and has attracted funding from some of the best-known names in the value space. Mario Gabelli, Jean-Marie Eveillard from First Eagl

  4. Europe - 1 trillion euro non-performing loans are clogging EU lending channels[more]

    From Centralbanking.com: As much as 1 trillion euro of non-performing loans (NPLs) are still clogging the lending channel in the European Union. An EU asset management company (AMC) could address market failures in the secondary market for NPLs as part of a suite of measures designed to tackle the b

  5. Investing - Hedge funds' novel approach: investing for longer at lower returns, U.S. hedge fund Delta Partners lifts stake in Bellamy's, Hedge funds stockpile cobalt, electric carmakers on battery alert, Facebook is racking up the likes among the world's biggest hedge funds, Einhorn affirms gold on Trump uncertainty[more]

    Hedge funds' novel approach: investing for longer at lower returns From FNLondon.com: Hedge funds are known for making short-term bets, dipping quickly in and out of markets to take advantage of swings in prices. But, under pressure to innovate, some big-name managers are looking at ways