Impact veteran recalls early days of small boutique as he aims to make a bigger splash at Golding: "We were swimming against the current"

Years of sparring with Golding Capital Partners and a Christmas of soul searching led Andreas Nilsson to drop his niche boutique in favor of a "more impactful" large player. "More and more established players were coming into the market, so we had to decide if we wanted to be a small player or join a larger player and take impact investments to the next level," he says

Managing director and head of impact at the Golding Capital Partners Andreas Nilsson. | Photo: Golding Capital Partners PR.

As more and more investment companies want to be recognized as impact investors, it is important to look behind the curtain to see what impact means in concrete terms at each company, says Andreas Nilsson, Head of Impact at Golding Capital Partners.

"A lot of the impact funds we see are not so impactful and other funds are very impactful, but they don't claim to be so on their label. This is something that can only be solved by looking behind the curtain," Nilsson says to AMWatch.

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