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Nysnø Climate Investments

PRI reporting framework 2020

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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.

The case submission to the investment commitee includes a framework for identifying and describing the inherent ESG risk in the company's line of business, any mitigating or aggravating factors related to the specific company and due diligence checkpoints. These checkpoints are then followed up in the due diligence process. Any remaining issues are to be addressed in the relevant transaction documents or ownership strategy for the company. Nysnø will interact with coinvestors on ESG issues in the investmnet process. Nysnø's Board makes the final investment decision and will be appraised of any ESG issues.

05.3. Additional information. [Optional]

ESG policy:


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.

The investment committee is presented with the framework pre due diligence. The Board makes the final investment decision and any findings in the due diligence process are outlined to the Board. The Board also has access to documentation provided to the investment commitee. There are written minutes of meeting from both investment committee and Board that include notes on any ESG issues raised. All documentation provided to the Board and investment committee is stored in an external system with audit trail. 

PE 07. Encouraging improvements in investees (Private)

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