June 17, 2010

Funds

Consensus Business Group launches $92 million “clean tech” fund for Southern Africa

South Africa’s first, specialised, private equity clean technology fund, Evolution One Fund, has reached its final closing after raising R700 million (US$92 million) from local and foreign investors, including development finance institutions, a family office and sovereign wealth funds. This capital is to be invested into equity in clean technology projects and enterprises including new energy and environment focused technologies in South Africa and across the Southern African Development Community