The Arbaro Fund

The Arbaro Fund is a Luxembourg-based private equity fund managed by FiM Asset Managment S.á r.l. 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 and FSC-certified forest plantations, Arbaro provides significant climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits in its target countries; the fund aims to sequester 20 million tons of CO2 over its lifetime. Arbaro will also contribute to job creation and skills development in rural areas, and contribute to overall economic growth by supporting the development of the sustainable forestry sector in its target countries, all while earning positive returns for its investors.

InceptionJuly 2018
Fund StructureSociété en Commandite Spéciale (SCSp) under Luxembourg law, involving different share classes 
Committed Capital USD 60 million toward target of USD 200 million 
Initiator Finance in Motion and the UNIQUE Group
Target Region     Latin America, Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa
Financial InstrumentsEquity

Status: 25 September 2018

The Arbaro Fund contributes to achieving the following Sustainable Development Goals through conservation and climate finance via direct investments in sustainable forestry projects.

For more information on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), please visit the official United Nations SDG knowledge platform.

The Arbaro Fund’s investment advisor is Arbaro Advisors GmbH, an investment advisory company jointly established by Finance in Motion and the UNIQUE Group, a leading forest consulting and forest management firm. The European Investment Bank serves as the fund’s anchor investor alongside numerous private-sector investors.

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