Victory Park Capital Signs the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Aug 12, 2021
CHICAGO – August 12, 2021 – Victory Park Capital (“VPC”), a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”), demonstrating the firm’s commitment to responsible investing.
The PRI is recognized as the leading global network for investors committed to integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into their investment decision-making.
“We are proud to join a group of distinguished investors who recognize the importance of environmental, social and governance factors in the investment process,” said Richard Levy, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Founder at Victory Park Capital. “VPC has a track record of providing credit and equity investments to companies that promote important social issues, including access to capital and financial inclusion. We take our responsibility to drive positive impact in our industry and in society very seriously and remain committed to responsible investing for the long term.”
“We are pleased to welcome Victory Park Capital as a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment,” said Fiona Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer at PRI. “In considering ESG factors in its investment and ownership decisions in the US and abroad, Victory Park Capital is taking a progressive approach to sustainable investing. We look forward to working with the team.”
Launched in 2006, the PRI now includes over 4,000 signatories consisting of asset owners, investment managers and service providers. The group’s six principles help members incorporate ESG and sustainability issues into long-term investment decision-making.
About Victory Park Capital
Victory Park Capital is a global alternative investment firm that provides capital to emerging and established businesses in the U.S. and abroad. The firm’s differentiated offerings leverage an extensive network of industry relationships, disciplined deal origination, creative financing capabilities, broad credit structuring and special situations expertise. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles and Austin. VPC is privately held and a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. For more information, please visit www.victoryparkcapital.com.
The PRI works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions. The PRI acts in the long-term interests of its signatories, of the financial markets and economies in which they operate and ultimately of the environment and society as a whole. Launched in New York in 2006, the PRI has grown to more than 4,000 signatories, managing over US $121 trillion AUM.
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Jordan Niezelski, Edelman
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