The Arbaro Fund is a Luxembourg-based private equity fund managed by FiM Asset Management S.à r.l. and advised by Arbaro Advisors GmbH. Arbaro is supported by the European Investment Bank as an anchor investor; the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation as an experienced forestry investor; and multiple private-sector investors.
The fund invests in sustainable forestry projects in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa in countries where biophysical growth conditions for forests are ideal. By establishing a renewable resource through sustainably managed, FSC-certified forest plantations, Arbaro provides significant climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits in its target countries: Over its lifetime, Arbaro aims to sequester 20 million metric tons of CO2.
Financing Instrument: equity
Project scale: Arbaro has so far invested USD 24 million, of which USD 0.6 million was invested in 2020. Arbaro has also commitments of USD 23 million and expected investments during 2021 in excess of USD 40 million.
Recipient countries regions/country groups: Latin America, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa
Recipient categories: Businesses
Eligibility Criteria: N/A
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