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Bregal Investments

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

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01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

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Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

          Impact of own operation
        

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

Bregal funds seek to generate the highest risk-adjusted returns for its investors by investing in and building high-quality business by partnering with entrepreneurial management teams. For Bregal, building a high-quality business includes ensuring high environmental, social and governance standards (ESG). We apply negative screening to make sure we do not invest in industries with a structural negative impact on society, both environmentally and socially. In addition, Bregal seeks to actively address ESG aspects of our businesses and support management teams in improving ESG performance.

01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]

Bregal funds aim to support our management teams in building and growing high-quality businesses, which includes ensuring high environmental, social and governance standards (ESG). This investment philosophy is an integral part of our responsible investment policy.  We apply negative screenings and exclusion criteria (ie. weaponry, tobacco, pornography, gambling, etc.) to make sure we do not invest in industries with a structural negative impact on society, both environmentally and socially. In addition, Bregal seeks to actively address ESG aspects of our businesses and support management teams in improving ESG performance. The internal responsibilities are defined in our policy as well as the portfolio companies' boards.

01.6. Additional information [Optional].

          
        

SG 01 CC. Climate risk (Private)


SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents

 

02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.

02.3. Additional information [Optional].


SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

All of our individual fund teams have a dedicated conflicts of interest policy. The policy is set out in their respective compliance manuals and follows the usual form in line with FCA and SEC Regulation; principally mandating a transparent declaration of any potential or actual conflicts of interest and a pro active management and documentation of any potential or actual conflicts of interest in the appropriate conflicts of interest register for the team(s) in question. 

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]


SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Private)


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