Henry Palmer

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The cost of money part 1: Big Society Capital in the hotseat

In part 1 of an investigation into the cost of money for social enterprise, social investors check in with a harsh reality.  A large number of social enterprises are clutching hopelessly at the fruit of the money tree. Should Big Society Capital re-think its responsibilities? – asks Henry Palmer.


The judgementalist - Monaco beyond the cars and yachts

Henry Palmer offers his last report on impact investment from a luxurious hotel in Monaco, next to the Monte Carlo Casino (without even the slightest of sightings of Sir Philip Green or any of his extended family or friends or anyone who might have met him at any time in history anywhere).


World in the hands of capital markets

In the second report from Monaco, Henry Palmer looks in on a meeting hosted by Total Impact Advisors and Monaco Private Equity & Venture Capital Association where delegates were warned that the big issues need a huge injection of capital if they are to succeed.


Monaco tax haven turns impact hub

Monaco, that bastion of the tax loophole looks set to become the location of equity for social entrepreneurs and impact investment intermediaries. Henry Palmer heads to the luxurious Metropole hotel to find out more.