Press Release (ePRNews.com) - TOKYO/Minato-ku - May 16, 2017 - Knight & Mackenzie Partners of Tokyo today announced its commitment to the Green Bonds sector by announcing it will invest a minimum of $10m by the end of 2017.
Green Bonds are fixed income securities designed to raise capital to finance the low carbon environment. The sector has grown significantly in recent years, and Knight & Mackenzie Partners have researched thoroughly the environmental credentials of the proposed investment portfolio.
Knight & Mackenzie Partners’ Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Ketsu Tanaka commented on the commitment saying “The Green Bond sector is a fast-growing and powerful example of how quickly its growing. Knight & Mackenzie Partners commitment to a rigorous approach to what is green makes them a model in the green bonds space. We believe our commitment will encourage other global corporations to step up.”
“The participation of strategic investors in the Green Bond market will continue to bring scale and diversity to the market and help mobilise more capital for climate-friendly projects. At the current rate of growth, the total Green Bonds market could surpass $40 billion in 2017”, said Ketsu Tanaka, Chief Financial Officer of Knight & Mackenzie Partners.
About Knight & Mackenzie Partners
Since our inception in 1998, we have centered our approach on the core values of integrity and transparency. Our business philosophy is focused upon providing a unique service whilst also recognizing our responsibility to our stakeholders and the industry.
Founded in 1998 as Knight Mackenzie & Smith Advisory Group, most recently we have became known as simply Knight & Mackenzie Partners after the retirement of Derek Smith, one of the Co-Founders of the firm along with Richard Knight and Daniel Mackenzie. Together, the firm has a combined experience of private wealth management knowledge spanning over 50 years.
As an independent investment company, Knight & Mackenzie Partners are not obligated by duty to a third party, and thus are able to pursue and promote investments and strategies to clients which solely benefit you. With no conflicting agenda, we form close working relationships with clients and impartially assess your portfolio, offering guidance on its structure and working to identify new opportunities to build its resilience.
Our growing success is the result of our dedicated specialist advisors and their commitment to clients to overcome any challenge by generating innovative solutions and strategies. Our experienced team provides a range of services, from estate and retirement planning to investment and portfolio application.
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