Polar Capital launches two funds for new sustainable thematic equity team

Smart Energy fund and Smart Mobility fund

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Both new funds are classified as Article 9 under SFDR
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Both new funds are classified as Article 9 under SFDR

Polar Capital has launched two funds for its new sustainable thematic equity team headed up by Thiemo Lang, having joined from Robeco Switzerland in September.

The Polar Capital Smart Energy fund and the Polar Capital Smart Mobility fund are the first products to be managed by the recently-appointed team and are classified as Article 9 funds under the EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). The new Smart Energy fund is a globally-diversified portfolio investing in the "solution providers benefitting from the energy transition" and will seek diversified exposure to several multi-decade growth themes. Polar Capital hires Robeco quartet to launch sustainable thematic equity unit Polar Capital said that this fund is "founded on...

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