Investing in sustainable forestry in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa
1.1 mn tons of CO2 sequestered
Assets under management
USD 111.2 mn
Finance in Motion and the UNIQUE Group. Limited partners include the European Investment Bank, the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation, fair-finance Vorsorgekasse, GLS Treuhand, and Girteka Logistics. Finance in Motion Asset Management S.à r.l. serves as the fund manager.
Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa
The Arbaro Fund (Arbaro) invests in sustainable forestry projects in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa through equity or equity-like investments. By acquiring mostly majority positions, Arbaro can play a more active role in creating value and ensuring strong impact management within its portfolio companies. The fund facilitates significant climate change mitigation by investing in sustainably-managed, FSC-certified plantations. It is also contributing to job creation and skills development in rural areas and overall economic growth in its target countries, all while earning positive returns for its investors.
The Arbaro Fund’s investment advisor is Arbaro Advisors GmbH, an investment advisory company jointly established by Finance in Motion and the UNIQUE Group.
Investing in sustainably managed forests
Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa offer ideal biophysical growth conditions for forests and promising investment potential
Arbaro finances sustainable forestry projects in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, regions where biophysical growth conditions for forests are ideal. FiM Asset Management, a 100% subsidiary of Finance in Motion and incorporated in Luxembourg, acts as the alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) to the fund whereas Arbaro Advisors acts as the investment advisor of the fund.
The combination of environmental and social benefits allows investors to have a sustainable, positive impact locally and globally while earning solid financial returns.
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Arbaro Fund impact
Since its inception, the fund has contributed to:
Tons of CO2 sequestered*
Direct jobs supported*
*Figures represent contributions by the fund to cumulative results at the level of the investee companies.
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