Virgin Green Fund

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Virgin Green Fund
Private
Industry Private equity
Founded 2007
Area served
North America & Europe
Number of employees
10
Parent Virgin Group
Website www.virgingreenfund.com

Virgin Green Fund was established in 2007[1] to invest in companies in the renewable energy and resource efficiency sectors in the US and Europe.

Investment history[edit]

The fund's first fundraising round raised $199m from Virgin and other investors. A notable initial investor was Wolverhampton City Council. The fund's investment focus is on established businesses rather than start ups. It had invested in 10 businesses out of 3,700 considered as of 2010.[2]

Portfolio[edit]

As of April 2010 Virgin Green Fund's portfolio includes:

Biofuels
Solar
Energy Efficiency
  • Metrolight[5]
Energy Storage
  • Wildcat Discovery Technologies[6]
Waste Management
Water
Transport

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chris Hughes (27 June 2008). "Virgin’s green fund gets first $199m". Financial Times. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Claire Cain Miller (10 May 2010). "Virgin Green Fund Looks to Midlife Start-ups". New York Times. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Portfolio: Biofuels". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  4. ^ a b "Portfolio: Solar". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  5. ^ "Portfolio: Energy Efficiency". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  6. ^ "Portfolio: Energy Storage". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  7. ^ "Portfolio: Waste Management". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  8. ^ a b "Portfolio: Water". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 
  9. ^ "Portfolio: Transport". Virgin Green Fund. Retrieved 2010-04-07. 

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