Triodos Renewables Europe Fund (the fund) was launched in June 2006 as a sub-fund of Triodos SICAV II. The fund has a semi open-end fund structure and is not quoted on any stock market. Triodos Renewables Europe Fund has euro denominated share classes for retail and institutional investors.
Triodos SICAV II was incorporated under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg as a “société d’investissement à capital variable” (SICAV) in the form of a “société anonyme” on April 10, 2006, for an unlimited period. Triodos SICAV II is governed by Part II of the Luxembourg Law of December 17, 2010, as amended. Triodos SICAV II is an alternative investment fund (AIF) subject to the requirements of Directive 2011/61/EU of June 8, 2011 on Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), as implemented in Luxembourg through the law of July 12, 2013 on alternative investment fund managers. Triodos SICAV II, including its sub-funds, is supervised by the Luxembourg regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). The registered office of Triodos SICAV II is established at 11-13, Boulevard de la Foire, L-1528 Luxembourg.
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invests primarily in renewable energy producing project companies. These project companies produce energy from natural resources such as wind, sun, biomass and hydro. The fund does not invest in renewable energy technology or technology providers. The main focus of the fund is on investments in wind farms, solar photovoltaic and solar thermal installations, clean biomass installations and small hydro projects. Typically, these installations are privately owned and/or operated by a special purpose company.
Triodos Renewables Europe Fund invests in equity and/or quasi-equity, such as shareholder loans and preferred capital, and subordinated debt in qualifying investments. The fund primarily invests in project companies that operate existing renewable energy power plants or newly developed plants/installations at financial close that constitute well-developed projects. Investment criteria include the use of proven technologies, solid project contracts, adequate insurance coverage, qualified management of the project, availability of the required irrevocable permits and licenses, Power Purchase Agreements, grid connection, solid cash flow projections and project financing in place. The fund may invest temporary liquidity surpluses in bonds and money market instruments issued by companies, governments or public international bodies admitted to the Triodos sustainable investment universe.
Alternative Investment Fund Manager
The Board of Directors of Triodos SICAV II has appointed Triodos Investment Management BV (Triodos Investment Management) as the alternative investment fund manager (investment manager) of Triodos SICAV II. Triodos Investment Management is incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank NV. Triodos Investment Management is supervised by the Dutch regulator, Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM). The Management Board of Triodos Investment Management consists of:
Marilou van Golstein Brouwers (Chair)
Dick van Ommeren (as of February 1, 2016)
Depositary and Paying Agent, Domiciliary, Corporate and Administrative Agent, Registrar and Transfer Agent
RBC Investor Services Bank SA (RBC Investor Services Bank) has been appointed as depositary for Triodos SICAV II. Furthermore, RBC Investor Services Bank acts as Paying Agent, Domiciliary, Corporate and Administrative Agent, and Registrar and Transfer Agent for Triodos SICAV II.