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Keensight Capital achieves highest rating in all categories in the 2023 Principles for Responsible Investment Assessment

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ESG, Press Release | January 15, 2024

Keensight Capital achieves highest rating in all categories in the 2023 Principles for Responsible Investment Assessment

Today, Keensight Capital announced that it has achieved the highest rating in each of the three reported categories within the UN PRI’s most recent survey. These scores are a testament to Keensight Capital’s commitment to sustainable and responsible investment practices.
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Launched by the United Nations in 2006, the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) is the leading global initiative in support of responsible investment, with more than 3,000 signatories worldwide. The UN PRI promotes a set of six voluntary investment principles that offer guidance on incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into investment practices. By implementing these principles, its signatories are contributing to the development of a more sustainable global financial system. Keensight Capital has been a member of UN PRI since 2012.

In the 2023 assessment, Keensight Capital has been rated 5 stars in each of three categories: Policy Governance and Strategy, Direct – Private Equity and Confidence – Building Measures. This achievement demonstrates the quality of the ESG and sustainability strategy pursued by the team.

Summary scorecard

Jean-Michel Beghin, Managing Partner at Keensight Capital, said: “Since its inception, Keensight Capital has been dedicated to delivering value to investors by supporting management teams in creating stronger and more valuable businesses. These outcomes underscores Keensight Capital’s consistent ESG strategy and confirm our dedication to creating sustainability policies that generate long-term value. We believe that taking a responsible and proactive approach to ESG aspects will have a positive impact on our performance, the success of our portfolio companies, and society at large.

About Keensight Capital
Keensight Capital (“Keensight”), one of the leading European Growth Buyout firms, is committed to supporting entrepreneurs as they implement their growth strategies. For over 20 years, Keensight Capital’s team of seasoned professionals has leveraged their knowledge of investment and growth industries to invest for the long term in profitable companies with high growth potential and revenues in the range of €10 million to €400 million.

Drawing on its expertise in the Technology and Healthcare sectors, Keensight identifies the best investment opportunities in Europe and works closely with management teams to develop and achieve their strategic vision. Keensight Capital’s success has also earned it a Gold Award from the Private Equity Exchange & Awards each year for the last seven consecutive years, and in particular, the Best European Growth Private Equity Fund.

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Mael Evin – +33 (0)6 44 12 14 91

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