Morningstar buys stake in responsible investing firm


chicagobusiness.com | Published July 24th, 2017

By Lynne Marek

Sustainalytics, an Amsterdam-based firm that focuses on responsible investing.

The two companies said in a statement today that the Sustainalytics management team, led by CEO Michael Jantzi, has also taken a minority equity stake in Morningstar. Financial details of the transactions were not disclosed.

Investing with a focus on environmental, social and governance issues has become increasingly important to some investors, and Sustainalytics has expanded its data, research and analytics services to meet that demand since Jantzi launched the firm in 1992. Today, the company has about 350 employees in 13 offices.

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