LGT Impact Ventures (LGT IV) is a private equity impact investor targeting both attractive financial returns and measurable, positive social and/or environmental impact. LGT IV invests in purpose-driven companies that have scalable business models and provide disadvantaged people with access to essential services, products and livelihood opportunities. Headquartered in Zurich with local teams in Latin America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, China, and the UK, LGT IV focuses on sectors with investment opportunities in growth markets such as education, health, agriculture, energy, information and communication technologies.
To date LGT IV has invested over USD 54 million into 17 companies, improving the quality of life of 2.4 million disadvantaged people in 2015 alone.
LGT IV is the impact investing arm of LGT – the world’s largest privately owned Private Banking and Asset Management group with USD 132.2 billion AuM (as of December 31st, 2015).