Liontrust to debut first ESG investment trust with £150m IPO

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Mike Sheen
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Peter Michaelis and Simon Clements of Liontrust
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Peter Michaelis and Simon Clements of Liontrust

Liontrust Asset Management is set to expand its offering into investment trusts for the first time with the IPO of an ESG trust, targeting a £150m fundraise.

The Liontrust ESG trust (ESGT) will list ordinary shares on the premium segment of the main market of the London Stock Exchange with the intention of raising £150m via its initial issue. Triple Point...

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