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Genstar Capital

PRI reporting framework 2019

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PE 01. Description of approach to RI (Private)

PE 02. Investment guidelines and RI

02.1. Indicate whether your organisation’s investment activities are guided by a responsible investment policy / follow responsible investment guidelines.

02.2. Describe how your organisation outlines expectations on staff and portfolio companies’ approach towards ESG issues in investment activities.

We consider ESG factors as part of our investment process, as well as during our ongoing monitoring of and engagement with portfolio companies.  Recognizing that the relative importance of ESG factors vary across industries, geography and time, our consideration of ESG factors is tailored to the particular investment.  Our focus is on ESG issues that are, or could become, material to long-term financial performance, including as applicable salient human rights risks.

This policy and Genstar’s ESG program are monitored by our ESG Committee, and our ESG initiatives are led by senior Genstar compliance personnel.The ESG Committee includes senior investment, management and compliance personnel.The ESG Committee will at least annually review policy and the effectiveness of our related procedures, and will recommend modifications as it determines to be appropriate.