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Genstar Capital

PRI reporting framework 2019

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Pre-investment (selection)

PE 05. Incorporating ESG issues when selecting investments

05.1. During due-diligence indicate if your organisation typically incorporates ESG issues when selecting private equity investments.

05.2. Describe your organisation's approach to incorporating ESG issues in private equity investment selection.

Genstar seeks to identify, monitor, and mitigate ESG issues that are, or could become, material to long‐term financial performance. Genstar will continue its practice of investigating relevant, applicable ESG issues as part of the due diligence process for portfolio company acquisition, with the goal of mitigating any material investment risk while enhancing investment returns wherever possible. At the conclusion of the due diligence process, any material findings are incorporated as part of the final investment report presented by the deal professionals to the Investment Committee. During the due diligence process, the investment team in combination with compliance identify opportunities where policy development and/or implementation of initiatives related to ESG issues would add material value to the portfolio company. 

05.3. Additional information. [Optional]


PE 06. Types of ESG information considered in investment selection

06.1. Indicate what type of ESG information your organisation typically considers during your private equity investment selection process.

06.2. Describe how this information is reported to, considered and documented by the Investment Committee or similar.

During the due diligence process, the investment team, compliance and external ESG consultants identify opportunities where policy development and/or implementation of initiatives related to ESG issues would add material value to the portfolio company. At the conclusion of the due diligence process, any material findings are incorporated as part of the final investment report presented by the team to the Investment Committee.


PE 07. Encouraging improvements in investees (Private)


PE 08. ESG issues impact in selection process (Private)


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