PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capricorn Investment Group is pleased to announce Michaela Edwards as a Partner in the New York City office of the firm. Ms. Edwards joins Capricorn most recently from Norges Bank Investment Management, the sovereign wealth fund of Norway, where she spent nine years as a Senior Portfolio Manager. At Norges Bank Ms. Edwards sourced, constructed and managed a two-billion-dollar global environmental portfolio in addition to overseeing mandates in Latin America and developed markets.
"We are thrilled to have Michaela as the newest addition to Capricorn. We look forward to benefiting from her exceptional portfolio management experience and insights on sustainable and impact investing," said Ion Yadigaroglu, Managing Partner of Capricorn.
"I'm thrilled to join Capricorn – a firm that is a pioneer in impact investing and a thought leader on sustainable finance. I hope to integrate my institutional knowledge to the firm's entrepreneurial culture and I look forward to helping catalyze more capital toward financial strategies addressing key environmental and social issues," said Michaela Edwards.
Edwards received her MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School in London and her Bachelor degree in International Business from Oslo University College. She is a CFA charter holder.
About Capricorn Investment Group
Founded in 2001, Capricorn Investment Group was born from a belief that sustainable investment practices can enhance risk-adjusted returns. Underlying this investment approach is a deep desire to demonstrate the huge investment potential that resides in breakthrough commercial solutions to the world's most pressing problems. One of the largest mission-aligned investment firms in the world, Capricorn has grown to manage more than $5 billion in multi-asset class portfolios for families, foundations and institutional investors. The firm has offices in New York City and Palo Alto. For more information, visit: www.capricornllc.com.
SOURCE Capricorn Investment Group