Liontrust to debut first ESG investment trust with £150m IPO

Mike Sheen
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Liontrust Asset Management is set to expand its offering into investment trusts for the first time with the IPO of an ESG trust, targeting a £150m fundraise. The Liontrust ESG trust (ESGT) will list ordinary shares on the premium segment of the main market of the London Stock Exchange with the intention of raising £150m via its initial issue. Managed by the Liontrust sustainable investment team's Peter Michaelis, Simon Clements and Chris Foster, ESGT will invest in a diversified portfolio of 25 to 35 sustainable companies, which the management team believe will capitalise on and help ...

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