Mission Markets featured in Investment News

Nov 1, 2010 1:15 PM ET

Mission Markets Blog

Mission Markets was featured yesterday in an Investment News article on impact investing, along with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and First Affirmative Financial Network LLC. The article discusses the current challenges facing the impact investing industry and explains how Mission Markets, GIIN, and First Affirmative are working together to overcome these barriers to growth. Investment News, owned by Crain Communications, Inc.,  is a key publication delivering news and analysis essential to the financial adviser community, who are often referred to as the 'gatekeepers' of the impact investing market. Click below to read the full article.

"Advisers seen as key to success of 'impact investing'"
Investment News

"Broker-dealer Mission Markets Inc. is poised to capitalize on this growing interest. It offers two transaction platforms — Mission Markets, which allows direct investment in organizations with a socially focused mission, and Mission Markets Earth, which provides access to environmental-market credits...This one-stop-shopping approach is what makes the Mission Markets platform the first private sustainable investment exchange of its kind, said Michael J. Van Patten, the firm's chief executive and founder."

-The Mission Markets Team