While the field of gender-smart investing is still growing, there are currently few best practices documented to understand and define a successful gender-smart exit. Fund managers however can draw on similar exit approaches from the impact investing and ESG space.

Key steps to take that can maximised gender outcomes in an exit can be found in the section on Exits in Private Equity and Value Creation: A Fund Manager’s Guide to Gender-smart Investing.

Guidance on integrating ESG considerations in exits can be found in the CDC ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers.