New book presents practical lessons from high-performance impact investment funds about how to succeed in impact investing.
San Diego, CA (November 19, 2014) – Huntington Capital (“Huntington”), a San Diego based lower-middle market focused private equity fund, has been featured in The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism. The new book, released in October, is a hands-on resource that details the practices and performance of a new class of investors who deliver positive social and environmental outcomes alongside competitive financial returns.
Based on research by CASE at Duke University, ImpactAssets, and Pacific Community Ventures, the book features lessons from high-performance impact investing funds around the globe and highlights a new form of economic leadership that is more cross-sectoral, transparent, and outcomes-oriented.
“Huntington Capital is pleased to be featured in this new book alongside a group of outstanding funds that are pioneers in the impact investing space,” commented Managing Partner Tim Bubnack. “The Impact Investor is sure to be an important and practical resource for anyone interested in socially impactful investments.”
The book was developed to help a broad community of investors, foundations, funds, governments, students and consumers, learn practical lessons about how to succeed in impact investing. The Impact Investor is now available wherever books are sold as well as on all major online sites. To learn more, visit www.theimpinv.com.
About Huntington Capital
Based in San Diego, CA, Huntington Capital is a leading mezzanine capital provider to underserved, lower middle market companies throughout California and the Western United States. Founded in 2000, Huntington is currently making new investments out of its third fund, Huntington Capital Fund III, L.P. Huntington seeks to invest in established lower middle market businesses generating between $10 million and $75 million in revenues across a broad range of industries; investments are typically structured in the form of growth capital, buyout or acquisition financing ranging between $2.0 million and $9.0 million. The firm has invested in approximately 50 companies since its founding. Partners Morgan Miller, Tim Bubnack and Frank Mora lead Huntington’s management team. For more information, please visit the company website at www.huntingtoncapital.com.
About the Authors
Cathy Clark is Director of the CASE Initiative on Impact Investing (CASE i3) and a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She also co-leads the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), part of USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network. She is a leading authority on for-profit social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and impact assessment.
Jed Emerson is Senior Advisor to three family offices, each of which are executing 100% Impact/Sustainable Investment wealth management strategies. He is also Chief Strategist of ImpactAssets and a Senior Fellow with the Centre for Social Investment at Heidelberg University. Emerson co-authored the first book on Impact Investing as well as developed the concept of Blended Value, which explores the practices of investors and entrepreneurs managing assets and organizations for total performance.
Ben Thornley is the Founder and Managing Director of ICAP Partners and a strategic advisor to REDF and Pacific Community Ventures (PCV). He created the Impact Investing Policy Collaborative at PCV, with partners from Harvard University, and consults with CalPERS and other leading financial institutions on the social and economic impacts of over $25 billion of targeted investments.