London poised to become global financial centre for impact investment | Pioneers Post

London poised to become global financial centre for impact investment | Pioneers Post.

The Developing a Global Financial Centre for SII report concludes that London is currently at stage one of the process as, while it is considered a mature national financial centre for SII, in order to move into stage three of the process, it requires the “ability to attract greater international supplies of capital”.According to the Eyes on the Horizon Impact Investor Survey by J.P. Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the estimated size of the SII market globally is in excess of $12bn with significant growth potential…

Head of social investment at the Cabinet Office Kieron Boyle said: “Around the world, markets are increasingly asking the question of how they can maximise social value alongside financial value. The UK is seen as the most advanced country in the world for offering a robust infrastructure and support for social impact investors and enterprises. This research clearly highlights social impact investment’s potential.”

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