Last couple of days for the The AlteЯnatives early-bird rates

Our speaker line-up for the Impact Investing session on the Alternative Investments at the CFA Society New Zealand 2019 ‘The Alternatives’ Conference includes John Berry - CEO and Co-Founder Pathfinder Asset Management, Roy Thompson - Managing Director New Ground Capital, Louise Aitken - CEO Ākina Foundation, Temuera Hall - Tahito Partnership JMI Wealth Limited and Christine Smith - Director, Securitisation, ANZ Bank New Zealand.

Ākina is New Zealand’s leading social entrepreneurship and enterprise development organisation. Since 2012, Ākina has built the capability of Impact Businesses and developed new market and investment opportunities in the sector.

New Ground looks at investments from both a financial and social return perspective, believing that investments that make a strong societal or environmental impact can also be the most sustainable and financially rewarding over the long term.

Akina and New Ground are founding partners in New Zealand’s first domestically focused Impact Investment Fund. The Impact Enterprise Fund has joined the ranks of funds embracing the global impact investing movement by completing a final close of $8.7m. The Fund provides growth capital to businesses who deliver social and/or environmental impact, alongside attractive financial returns. This Fund has two primary objectives: delivering market-rate financial returns, and delivering tangible societal and environmental outcomes. 

Register now and take advantage of the early-bird rates which expire on 31st March 2019.

Nick Howell