SLM Silva Fund Ireland


Last updated 8 January 2022, by Impactyield.

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SLM Silva Fund Ireland invests in the transformation of forest plantations in Ireland to sustainable, continuous cover management.

Financial description


7 years

of track record


the year funded

50,000,000 EUR


Asset manager

SLM Partners


Headquarters location:

Other funds managed by this asset manager: SLM Australia Livestock Fund

SDG goals

SDG targets

Sustainable food production and resilient agricultural practices

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: SLM Partners

Product track record: Fund has 7 years of track record

Target IRR: 8%

Committed Capital: 12,500,000 EUR (Euro)

Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return

Fund domicile:

Product status:


Inception year: 2016

Vintage year: 2018

Target region: , , ,

Target close date: 01/04/2019

Product term: 10-13 years

Assets under management: 50,000,000 EUR (Euro)

Investment size: Min: 0; Max: 0; Avg: 0

Co-investment policy:

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Fund investments to date: 3

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: 1.25%

Carried interest: 20%

Hurdle rate: 6.5%

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: European Investment Bank (€12.5 million commitment); plus Irish family office, Irish church pension fund, Italian insurance company, German insurance company, and UK family office.

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Endowments/Foundations, Family Office, Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: +44 20 7221 8205

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Paul McMahon

Managing Partner

Impact Performance


Impact thesis

1) Healthier forest soils
2) Greater biodiversity
3) Improved water quality and flood control
4) Higher carbon stocks
5) Greater resilience to disease and wind
6) Higher amenity values

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