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Maximilian Martin

Opinion Maximilian Martin 1 September 2012

Investors’ perspectives: Zooming in from 10,000 feet

As the ‘next gen’ successor to capital markets focused on a single bottom line, impact investing is at a fascinating juncture. The loss of confidence in banks and mainstream investments appears to be with us …

Analysis Maximilian Martin 1 June 2007

Intervening at the inflection point

Philanthropy harbours an interesting paradox. Structurally, charitable foundations can be designed to operate in the long run, in principle in perpetuity. For example, the largest charitable grant-giver to London-only causes, the City Bridge Trust, dates …