Small Cap ESG Value as an Alternative to Private Equity Impact Investing

Private equity investing is often described as a superior alternative to public equity investing with studies citing private equity’s historical outperformance vis-a-vis the S&P 500 Index. However, these studies frequently do not adjust for issues such as 1) appropriate benchmark selection, 2) current market valuations, 3) illiquidity, and 4) high fees.

Which is Correct — The Stock Market or the Bond Market?

As the S&P 500 Index reaches all-time highs, how can the 10-year Treasury bond yield simultaneously be declining towards all-time lows?

2019 Impact Report

Appleseed Capital acts as a shareholder advocate to encourage boards and management teams to become more transparent and responsible with regard to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. We believe investors can have significant influence on their portfolio companies through informal engagement, proxy voting, and shareholder resolutions.

  • 2019 Impact Report (7/12/2019) - Appleseed Capital acts as a shareholder advocate to encourage boards and management teams to become more transparent and responsible with… ...
  • NASDAQ: Spirit Airlines (5/3/2018) - The airline industry has undergone fundamental changes in the past five to seven years that have made it far more… ...
  • NASDAQ: Green Bonds (4/25/2018) - Green bonds differ from traditional bonds in that the issuers of green bonds publicly state that the capital raised through… ...
  • NASDAQ: China Mobile (4/17/2018) - China Mobile’s subscriber base is almost four times the size of the U.S. customer base of Verizon (VZ), the #1… ...
  • Why the South Korean Stock Market is Attractive, Despite North Korea (9/6/2017) - The South Korean stock market is a great place to find value, and particularly right now when the U.S. stock… ...
  • 2017 Impact Report (7/7/2017) - Shareholder Engagements with Titan International and Verizon Communications ...

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