PDI Picks – 7/12/2021

When going green is not all it seems


Investors are not convinced that ESG-friendly loans necessarily force managers to up their game.

Private debt, it could be argued, has up to now occupied the back seat when it comes to environmental, social and governance issues. The expectation in sponsored deals has been that private equity firms can take a more proactive, hands-on approach to portfolio companies and are therefore the more natural catalysts of change.