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Private equity impact strategy

The Nuveen Private Equity Impact team seeks to address the defining global challenges of our time — climate change and inequality — by investing in businesses that drive an inclusive transition to a low carbon economy to drive attractive risk adjusted returns for our investors.

Key differentiators
  1. Established leader in impact private equity
    Longtime leader in alternatives and impact investing, allowing us to drive strong financial, social, and environmental outcomes
  2. Disciplined, commercial approach
    Significant pipeline and disciplined investment approach honed by actively investing over varied macroeconomic conditions during the last decade and by rigorously screening investment opportunities for ESG and impact factors
  3. Driving the industry in impact management
    Founding signatories of the Operating Principles for Impact Management with verified ‘top-decile’ impact management practices
  4. Experienced and diverse team of professionals
    2/3 of senior leadership team are women of colour and 80%+ of current team from groups historically underrepresented in private equity
  5. Differentiated global platform
    Geographically balanced investment strategy leveraging team’s global investment expertise and Nuveen’s broader real assets and alternatives platform to drive an inclusive climate transition

Investment case studies

Featured insights
Impact Decarbonizing buildings
The built environment is under pressure from increasingly stringent regulations as well as shifting consumer sentiment, requiring building owners and managers to consider the current and future climate attributes of their assets.
Impact The opportunity for private equity impact investing in India
Radhika Shroff, Managing Director at Nuveen Private Equity Impact, examines the investment case in India and the growing opportunities for private impact investors in the country in the coming years.
Impact 2022-2023 Nuveen private equity impact report
Explore our 2022-2023 private equity impact report where we provide detailed case studies on how we are measuring impact at our portfolio companies, and why we view climate change and inequality as inextricably linked factors within our investment approach.
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Investment origination and investor enquiries
Rekha Unnithan
Rekha Unnithan
Managing Director, Global Head of Private Equity Impact
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