Environmental Technologies Fund 1
Last updated 13 May 2020, by Impactyield.
The Environmental Technologies Fund (ETF) invests in great growth companies with global aspirations that create a big environmental impact.
ETF provides entrepreneurs and investors with access to one of the most experienced venture and growth capital investment teams in Europe.
We are backed by some of the world's leading institutional investors and aim to provide them with outstanding returns.
Executive summary and detailed Investment Memorandum available upon request. Please contact us through any of the means listed in the contact information section to the right.
The companies in our portfolio are exceptional - exceptional in that they have a unique product, service, technology or a unique position that is hard to replicate. Some are established leaders in their market place, while others have the clear potential to establish leadership in the medium term.
Our companies have grown financially on average by 25% per annum from 2007 to 2011, and on average employ 35% more people in 2011 than 2007.
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Headquarters location: United Kingdom
Other funds managed by this asset manager: Environmental Technologies Fund 2
Expand and upgrade energy services for developing countries
Key performance indicators
Asset manager: ETF Manager
Product track record: Fund has 17 years of track record
Target IRR: n.a.
Committed Capital: n.a.
Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return
Fund domicile: United Kingdom
Product status: Closed - no longer investing
Style/Stage: Buy Out, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Late Stage
Inception year: 2006
Vintage year: 2007
Target region: Developed countries, More developed regions
Target close date: n.a.
Product term: 10 years
Assets under management: n.a.
Investment size: Min: 0; Max: 0; Avg: 5,000,000
Currency of investments: GBP (Pound Sterling)
Currency for fund / product figures: GBP (Pound Sterling)
Fund investments to date: 12
Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0
Management fee: n.a.
Carried interest: n.a.
Hurdle rate: n.a.
GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No
Limited Partners / Investors: n.a.
Limited Partner / Investor Type: Development Finance Institution (DFI), Endowments/Foundations, Family Office, Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors
Phone number: +44 (0)20 7318 0700
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ETF is dedicated to achieving a large environmental impact at a global level.
We focus on resource and energy efficient technologies as opposed to more traditional, and more capital intensive, renewable energy generation such as wind or solar. Typically, these technologies also save money rather than requiring large-scale spending. In our book, it is these demand-side technologies, as opposed to those on the supply-side, where some of the biggest game-changing opportunities lie.
Our initial fund has placed us at the forefront of the rapidly expanding Cleantech venture and private equity sector. In 2011, five out of our twelve portfolio companies won the 'Global Cleantech 100' award, the best ratio of any European cleantech investor. (The Cleantech 100 is a ranking of the 100 most promising and innovative environmental companies. It is based on feedback from over 70 independent experts.)
Our demand-side approach is capable of providing significant environmental impact. As an illustration of the potential of our portfolio, if every technology was applied globally there would be a reduction in the order of 450,000,000 tonnes of CO2 emitted per year. This is the equivalent of 10% of the EU's annual carbon footprint. To obtain a comparable impact using wind farms would require a capital investment in the order of £200 billion.