Impact Investing

Impact investors champion “Trojan Horse” investment products as market leaders focus on scaling “from billions to trillions”

Impact investors champion “Trojan Horse” investment products as market leaders focus on scaling “from billions to trillions”

Investment products such as social bonds and green energy stocks can act as a “Trojan Horse” to convince the finance industry about the benefits of using capital to make a positive impact, said experts at an impact investing event in September.

Bonds

European ‘zombie’ companies have three to six months' runway before defaults rise, says Aviva Investors

European ‘zombie’ companies have three to six months' runway before defaults rise, says Aviva Investors

Concern is growing over a likely spike in defaults among so-called ‘zombie’ companies that have stayed afloat during the coronavirus pandemic by relying on government stimulus and increasing their debt loads, but will struggle to keep servicing loans as government schemes roll back.