A management consultancy specialising in energy; financial services; telecoms and media and consumer products and retail.
Their climate change scenario model is currently used by clients with assets of more than $15 trillion, assisting them with climate risk and the reallocation of capital to achieve net zero emissions.
Opus Corporate Finance acted as financial advisor to Baringa Partners on a new, long-term partnership with BlackRock and the sale of its industry leading climate scenario model (CCSM), which has been developed utilising Baringa Partners’ capabilities and specialist experience in advising government, energy, and financial services clients on climate risk.
The transaction will allow the model to be integrated into Aladdin Climate, part of BlackRock’s Aladdin platform, an end-to-end portfolio management, risk management and operations platform used by institutional investors, including asset managers, pension funds, insurers, banks and corporate treasurers.
This partnership between Baringa Partners and BlackRock is a significant transaction for Opus bringing together our capabilities advising on complex M&A / partnership transactions with our expertise in energy transition and climate change, as well as our focus on asset management, in particular, ESG driven businesses.