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Sarona awarded top scores by United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment

Sarona has received top scores from the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), following the assessment of its latest Transparency Report. We have received the highest score of A+ for Strategy and Governance as well as for integrating ESG factors into our Indirect Private Equity investment process. We also received an A in the Direct Private Equity category.

We are committed to a process of continuous enhancement of our internal ESG capabilities and to encouraging the investment industry to adhere to best practices. Sarona has been a PRI signatory since 2010. The PRI is a network of more than 1,750 organizations, from over 50 countries, representing approximately US$70 trillion. Signatories commit to contributing to the development of a more sustainable global financial system by incorporating ESG factors into their investment practice.

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News and Insights from Sarona

Q4 2022- Sarona Emerging Markets Monitor

The global economic outlook continues to remain challenging, particularly given the effects of higher inflation, as a result of supply side imbalances following covid-19 and subsequently the war in Ukraine. Energy and food prices remain major contributors to this surge with prospects of further rises in interest rates going into next year. With recessionary warning signs flashing, a flight to safety has strengthened the US dollar, with the index (DXY) peaking above 13% before softening to 4.6% YTD. Despite emerging markets facing higher import costs and stronger inflationary pressures as a result, including the prospects of depleted currency reserves, economic growth forecasts remain positive for this year, albeit at more moderated levels.

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Sarona thanks its founder for many years of service

Gerhard Pries, our Founder and Managing Partner for the last dozen years, has announced his retirement from his executive role at Sarona. Gerhard will remain as Chair of the Board and member of the Sarona Investment Committee, while his long-time colleague, Serge...

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