Hubert Aarts is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Listed Equities along with Bruce Jenkyn-Jones. Hubert is Co-Portfolio Manager for Impax’s Leaders and Water Strategies. Hubert also leads Impax's macro-economic research process. He started his career in the investment industry in 1990 and joined Impax in January 2007. He has extensive experience investing in Pan-European equities as a portfolio manager at MeesPierson and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where he chaired the European Sector Strategy Group. Hubert joined Impax from Cambrian Capital Partners LLP where he was a partner and portfolio manager of the Curalium fund, and Incremental Leveraged hedge funds. Hubert has a Master's degree in Economics and Business Administration from Maastricht University.
The management objective of the UCITS is to obtain, over a minimum investment horizon of 5 years, an annualized performance comparable to that of the benchmark, the MSCI World in euro, dividends reinvested, by an investment in shares of companies meeting extra-financial criteria of socially responsible management, related to water sector.