AMWatch

Not enough attention has been given to the social factor of ESG, says business school professor

Investing in care homes is about respecting human rights, says Associate Professor Hanna Silvola from Hanken School of Economics, referring to the case of the Esperi Care chain, which is likely to start hunting for a new PE investor.

Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics Hanna Silvola | Photo: PR

Finding a new investor for Finnish care home chain Esperi Care may turn out to be rather difficult due to the risks involved, says Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics Hanna Silvola.

On Tuesday, AMWatch reported that Ilmarinen, SEB and Danske Bank, the three lenders of Esperi Care took over the company from UK-based Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) in a rare act after the chain's financial situation had brought the company at the brink of bankruptcy. 

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from AMWatch

Why do Nordic funds have so few female portfolio managers?

Only 16 percent of fund managers in Sweden are women. The figure is 11 percent in Finland, while just 6 percent of fund managers in Denmark and Norway are female. AMWatch has talked to four Nordic women in finance in search of answers regarding this imbalance and hear about their career experiences. 

Fidelity plans to halve CO2 in investment portfolios by 2030

Fidelity International's target will initially be limited to portfolio companies' direct emissions and those that stem from energy the company buys, so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. The manager intends to add Scope 3 emissions once it has access to better data.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest news

Jobs

Latest news from FinansWatch (dk)

Latest news from EnergyWatch

Latest news from ShippingWatch