Agri-Shop Ltd
Farminguk
01 July 2016 | Online since 2003
OvoConcept


6 February 2014 06:05:56|Finance,News,Organic

Organic investment fund launched


The investment division of sustainable bank Triodos has launched a new investment fund, investing in leading, privately owned organic food and sustainable consumer product companies across Europe.
The Triodos Organic Growth Fund has started with €25.3m (£20.8m) provided by committed private and institutional impact investors and aims to grow further to €150m (£123m) in size. Its aim is to provide equity to European companies seeking expansion with fast growing organic food and sustainable consumer products. The fund will invest in companies who are front-runners in their game and hampered in growth by the lack of long term capital being available from sources where there is an alignment of mission and values.

Marilou van Golstein Brouwers, managing director at Triodos Investment Management, said, “Triodos Organic Growth fund will invest in values-driven and profitable businesses with a solid and growing market position. These are privately held companies seeking capital for further growth that will not compromise in their core values and social or environmental objectives.”

The fund is open to qualified and professional investors across Europe. One of the investors, Netherlands-based insurance company Achmea. Harry van den Heuvel responsible for Alternative Investments within the insurance company said '…the fund provides an innovative solution for long term private equity investments… and offers us unparalleled access to leading European organic and sustainable consumer brands and retailers and the opportunity to participate in a fast-growing sector.’

Triodos Investment Management manages a range of sustainable investment funds spanning different themes from renewable energy to culture and real estate, as well as investments in listed companies that meet strict sustainability criteria.

Download



0 Comment


Name

Please enter your name


Email

Comment

Please enter your comment


Post Comment

Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.


Comments

No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment


USA | 1 July 2016
100 Nobel Laureates urge Greenpeace to end GMO-bashing

A team of over 100 Nobel laureates have, in an open letter to Greenpeace, urged the environmental group to “cease and desist” its campaign against genetically modified crops and food. In the lette...


Australia | 1 July 2016
Farmers will not last longer than 12 months at current low milk price

There is no clear reason why Australia's largest dairy processor Murray Goulburn is paying farmers significantly less than its competitors this season, according to an industry consultant. Earlier ...


USA | 1 July 2016
US farmers surprise with bigger corn acres as prices slump

U.S. farmers planted more corn than they intended in March, sowing the third-highest crop since World War II and surprising analysts who had expected a decline. Prices fell to the lowest since April. ...


South Africa | 1 July 2016
SA unveils revised livestock export rules

The South African government has finally unveiled the new stringent livestock import requirements which include quarantine periods and pre-export health certification for all cattle, goats and sheep c...


Spain | 1 July 2016
Spanish government to invest €1.7m promoting dairy

The Spanish Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Interprofesional Láctea (INLAC) have begun the second phase of their promotional campaign, "Lacteos de aquí cada día", (local dairy e...



Trending Now

Viewed
Discussed

Farms and Land for sale

PropertyLocation
PropertyAgent
PropertyMinimumPrice
PropertyMaximumPrice
PropertyCategory

Holiday Rentals search

AccommodationKeyword
AccommodationType
AccommodationCounty
AccommodationStarRating


Top stories you may have missed
closeicon
Username
Password