MAY 2016

Athena's Michael Lear Featured in Worth Magazine

Athena Capital Advisors’ Michael Lear, Vice President, Portfolio Management, provided commentary on the growing interest in impact investing as part of the April/May issue of Worth magazine.

The article, “Hedging Dooms Day,” explored some of the threats facing the planet and the population at large and cited specific examples of areas that are attracting capital. Michael Lear noted that these investments are part of a larger theme in which investors are seeking to make a difference through their portfolios beyond just financial returns. “A lot more investors are looking at impact investing, especially the next generation of investors,” Lear told finance reporter Michelle Celarier.

The full article is available in print in the April/May issue of Worth magazine.

Michael Lear is a senior member of the Portfolio Management Team, responsible for delivering investment advisory services, including asset allocation, portfolio construction and other portfolio management-related services. In addition, Michael helps oversee the firm’s New York office and also advises clients on the subject of impact investing.