Especially now, investors expressly opt for sustainable impact

Wire Private Markets Fund attracts € 25 million

The new impact fund Wire Private Markets Fund (WPMF) has officially opened. Investors have now committed € 25 million and their number is growing. WMPF invests in funds that pursue a positive impact on nature and people. It is a solution to the increasing demand among investors for meaningful investment opportunities. The fund has a minimum ticket size of € 1 million, a duration of 12 years and it aims to achieve a financial return of 7-10%. Distinctive about the fund is the concrete impact objective linked to it: the value of the measurable positive impact created must be at least twice as big as the amount invested. Continue reading “Especially now, investors expressly opt for sustainable impact”

Wire Private Markets Fund and the Corona pandemic

As the fund manager of a fund that was launched recently, these are rather schizophrenic times. Only one week before the intelligent lock-down in the Netherlands we had our first Closing (or First Opening as we prefer to refer to it to indicate that this is only the beginning of the partnership). After a long period of conceptualization, preparation and negotiation we managed to be very efficient in our fundraising and raised €21 mln of private investors within 6 months. Continue reading “Wire Private Markets Fund and the Corona pandemic”

Intertrust assigned as fund administrator of WPMF

Signing ceremony of the Master Services Agreement between Wire Private Markets Fund and Intertrust (from left to right: Anna De Nijs (Company Lawyer, Intertrust), Mathijs Bouma (Director Legal, Fund Services, Intertrust), Ronald Janse (Fund Manager WPMF), Rutger Schreuder (Compliance, Wire Group) and Tera Terpstra (Investor Relations WPMF)

We are very pleased to work with Intertrust as Fund Administrator for Wire Private Markets Fund (WPMF). As the fund’s administrator, Intertrust will take care of its administration and they will assist us in some of the operational fund management tasks. Furthermore, Intertrust will assist Wire Group in its duties with respect to the initial and ongoing client due diligence. Continue reading “Intertrust assigned as fund administrator of WPMF”

Working on a Conscious Economy

With Wire Group we want to contribute to a Conscious Economy. Why? What do we mean by it?

Wire Group defines a Conscious Economy as a value (s) driven economy based on a holistic world view: an economy that takes the aggregate and the interrelation between things as a starting point. From the angle of awareness of the aggregate and value of all life, the essence of a Conscious Economy is multiple value creation. In other words: every euro generated in a financial profit is also a reflection of created social and / or ecological value, always.

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Impact Alpha – Wire Group’s new impact fund-of-funds offers global footprint for Dutch family offices

First article about WPMF on Impact Alpha.

ImpactAlpha, July 16 – European investors have been leaders in sustainable investing. Institutional investors in particular have been racing to shift public equity portfolios to holdings screened for environmental, social and governance metrics. That same progression hasn’t played out in private impact investing.

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