Leading Alternative Investments Management Solution 'Minerva' Adds ESG Investment Capabilities External Inbox

‘Minerva’, the world’s leading SaaS-based solution for management of institutional and alternative investments, now sports ESG-focused investment management capabilities, its parent company Equipped AI announced today. The solution now offers the ability to evaluate prospective portfolio assets across the pillars of environmental, social and governance factors to further enhance the dealflow.

Minerva is used by several of the world’s leading Private Equity (PE), Private Credit and real estate investment firms to monitor and track their portfolio and investment metrics; manage deal flows and M&A pipelines; draw granular credit insights and manage fundraising and investor relations. The solution currently hosts over 75,000 individual assets with a combined worth of over GBP25 Billion and serves clients in more than 20 countries around the world.

Atul Arora, Managing Director of Equipped AI said, “Over the last decade, ESG has gone from a nice to have to a must have for investors looking to make an impact through investing. Today, we are proud to announce the launch of Minerva’s ESG module, offering asset managers the confidence to walk the talk on sustainability, while ensuring complete control of data and the ensuing analysis.”

The new ESG module inside Minerva enables asset managers to collect data directly from prospects at the evaluation stage or engage Equipped AI to help understand the ESG vision of prospective investee. Potential investees can then be compared to ensure they align with the asset manager’s investment philosophy, which can help narrow down the investable universe.

“From a portfolio standpoint, Minerva’s ESG module can help bake in targets for the portfolio assets and track variance versus what was originally planned. Our clients can now seamlessly fulfil their ESG and compliance obligations using Minerva’s purpose-built workflows,” Atul added.

Equipped AI is the world’s leading technology-based analytical intelligence solutions provider for alternative investors. The company works with a broad spectrum of alternative investors and their portfolio companies to structure and cleanse their data inputs. It also offers workflow software tools to streamline communication, dashboard assets and build automated reporting packs for the investors.





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