Eurazeo has launched the Sustainable Maritime Infrastructure thematic fund to finance more environmentally friendly infrastructure and technologies in the maritime sector that support the transition to a low carbon economy.
As a consequence, the fund will have the objective of pursuing sustainable development within the meaning of Article 9 of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 and will participate directly in the deployment of O+, the Group’s ambitious ESG strategy – one of the pillars of which is the achievement of net carbon neutrality by 2040. The fund will mainly finance three types of infrastructure: ships equipped with advanced technologies that negate or curtail environmental harm, innovative harbor equipment, and assets that contribute to the development of offshore renewable energy. The fund will be managed by Idinvest Partners.
Christophe Bavière, member of Eurazeo’s executive board, said, “Eurazeo is particularly proud to present to its investors a solution that meets Article 9 criteria. Many investors are in search for an investment program that has a concrete impact in t
decarbonisation and the ecological transition. Eurazeo Sustainable Maritime Infrastructure thematic fund distinguishes itself by a reinforced protection of the capital.”
Sylvain Makaya, partner, added, “Our new fund is a financing tool that will contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas and
sulphur, reduction measured audited by independent experts, then communicated to our investors. Its implementation, the process of which has been evaluated with full transparency by independent organisations, underlines our aims and ambitions to deploy meaningful funds that provide a response to the environmental and climatic challenges of our time.”