London, 5 April 2023 – Impax Asset Management (“Impax”), the specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable global economy, has appointed Matt Carter to the Business Development team as Director of UK Intermediary Distribution.
Matt joins Impax from Sarasin & Partners, where he was responsible for the distribution of thematic funds and outsourced investment solutions to financial intermediaries. Prior to joining Sarasin, he worked for EPIC Investment Partners and UBS Asset Management.
Matt will be responsible for Impax’s distribution of investment strategies to UK wealth managers and family offices, including its range of Ireland-based UCITS funds and Impax Environmental Markets plc, the UK’s largest environmental investment trust.1 Based in London, Matt reports to Paul Voûte, Head of Distribution, Europe & Asia-Pacific.
Paul Voûte commented: “We are delighted to welcome Matt to the team. He brings a wealth of experience in funds distribution and a deep knowledge of UK financial institutions, which will help us grow our relationships among wealth managers and other intermediaries.”
Matt Carter added: “I’m thrilled to join Impax’s Distribution team. Impax has a genuinely differentiated investment philosophy centred on the transition to a more sustainable economy; I’m excited to build on its success with investment intermediaries.”
1 The Association of Investment Companies, Environmental sector investment companies, based on market cap.
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About Impax Asset Management
Founded in 1998, Impax is a specialist asset manager, with £40.4bn / $48.6bn as at 28 February 2023 in both listed and private markets strategies, investing in the opportunities arising from the transition to a more sustainable global economy.
Impax believes that capital markets will be shaped profoundly by global sustainability challenges, including climate change, pollution and essential investments in human capital, infrastructure and resource efficiency. These trends will drive growth for well-positioned companies and create risks for those unable or unwilling to adapt.
The company seeks to invest in higher quality companies with strong business models that demonstrate sound management of risk. Impax offers a well-rounded suite of investment solutions spanning multiple asset classes seeking superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long term.
Impax has approximately 300 employees across its offices in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland and Hong Kong, making it one of the investment management sector’s largest investment teams dedicated to sustainable development.
Impax Asset Management Group plc includes Impax Asset Management Ltd, Impax Asset Management (AIFM) Ltd., Impax Asset Management Ireland Ltd, Impax Asset Management LLC, and Impax Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited (together, “Impax”). Impax Asset Management Ltd, Impax Asset Management (AIFM) Ltd and Impax Asset Management LLC are registered as investment advisers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), pursuant the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (“Advisers Act”). Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or training.
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