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EOS IM partners with Italian retailer on energy efficiency upgrades

Date 19 Dec 2016
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19/12/2016 – Environmental Finance – EOS Investment Management (IM) has partnered with italian supermarket chain Conad Group to provide energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emission reduction improvements at nine stores. The deal, which is worth €28 million ($29 million), is projected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at the stores by 2.9 gigatonnes a year and energy consumption by 50%. Three of the stores will be upgraded, while six new stores will have the improvements included in their construction. The deal is also being part financed by Italian bank UniCredit Banca through its sustainable investment partnership with WWF, Officinae Verdi Group. EOS IM and…
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Conad Tirreno: con EOS Investment e Officinae Verdi per l’efficienza energetica

Date 02 Dec 2016
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01/12/2016 – (Il Sole 24 Ore Radiocor Plus) – Milano – EOS Investment Management (attraverso il suo fondo energia Efesto Energy), Conad del Tirreno e Officinae Verdi Group (joint venture per la green economy costituita da Unicredit e WWF) insieme su un importante progetto di riqualificazione energetica nella Grande Distribuzione Organizzata. Il progetto prevede nei prossimi 24 mesi il rinnovamento strutturale e impiantistico di 9 punti vendita Conad del Tirreno situati in Toscana, Lazio e Sardegna con ricadute positive sull’occupazione. L’intervento determinerà una riduzione annua delle emissioni di CO2 stimata in circa 2.900t/anno per il complesso dei 9 punti…
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EOS IM launches private equity fund supporting Italian SMEs

Date 17 Nov 2016
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17/11/2016 – Private Equity Wire – EOS Investment Management has launched and raised EUR55 million for EOS Private Equity, its new Luxembourg fund that will invest in growing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) based in Europe, with a focus on Italy. The fund continues to target a final close of EUR150 million from qualified investors and has just completed its first acquisition Poplast. EOS Private Equity has acquired 86.5 per cent of Poplast, an Italian manufacturing company based in Castel San Giovanni (Piacenza), in Northern Italy, which specialises in the creation of flexible packaging, focussed on the food, pharmaceutical and industrial…
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EOS conquista il controllo di Poplast

Date 14 Nov 2016
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11/11/2016 – Milano Finanza – In meno di sei mesi Eos Investment Management ha raccolto da investitori istituzionali e high net worth individual 55 milioni per il suo nuovo fondo di private equity che ha target complessivo di 150. In coincidenza con il primo closing, il fondo gestito dalla società di diritto inglese fondata da Ciro Mongillo, ha realizzato il primo investimento, rilevando l’86,5% di Poplast, società di Castel San Giovanni (Piacenza) che produce imballaggi flessibili in particolare per i settori alimentare e biomedicale. L’ad, Carlo Callegari, e il cfo Pierangelo Fantoni, soci di Poplast, manterranno le cariche attuali….
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EOS raccoglie 55 mln e investe su Poplast

Date 12 Nov 2016
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12/11/2016 – Il Sole 24 Ore – A meno di sei mesi dall’inizio della raccolta, EOS Investment Management ha completato la prima fase della raccolta di EOS Private Equity registrando sottoscrizioni per 55 milioni di euro su un target di 150. Oltre al perfezionamento del primo closing, EOS Private Equity ha anche concluso un importante investimento acquisendo l’86,5% di Poplast di Castel San Giovanni (Piacenza) che produce imballaggi flessibili, impiegati nei settori dell’alimentare e del biomedicale. Download
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Da Talesun a EOS. L’Italia riprende terreno nelle rinnovabili

Date 31 Oct 2016
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31/10/2016 – CorriereEconomia/Corriere della Sera – Da Talesun a Eos, il fotovoltaico italiano si finanzia sul mercato. Un «solar bond» da 40 milioni di euro è stato lanciato da Talesun per rifinanziare il suo portafoglio solare: è il primo project bond, con rating, emesso in Italia su asset nelle fonti rinnovabili. Il bond è stato curato da Foresight Group, che ha già raccolto esperienza in questo ambito, con l’emissione di titoli da 60 milioni di sterline su London Stock Exchange, per rifinanziare uno dei propri fondi dedicati al solare in Gran Bretagna. Il bond, con rating di Dbrs, scade…
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EOS green fund signs Intesa Sanpaolo’s commitment

Date 14 Oct 2016
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14/10/2016 – IJ Global EOS Investment Management (EOS IM)’s renewable fund Efesto Energy has signed on a €40 million ($44 million) financing from Banca IMI, Intesa SanPaolo Group’s investment bank. Efesto Energy is a closed-ended fund and was launched in 2015. It has gone through a number of rounds of fundraising since. The fund is managed by EOS IM and currently holds a total of 24 photovoltaic plants in 10 Italian regions with a total capacity of 27MW, corresponding to a value of over than €65 million. It targets a net internal rate of return (IRR) above 10%. The solar PV portfolio produces…
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EOS IM’S Italian clean energy fund receives €40m medium term financing

Date 13 Oct 2016
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13/10/2016 – FTSE Global Markets EOS Investment Management (EOS IM), the alternative investment fund manager based in London, completed yesterday the signing of a medium-long term financing agreement, for €40m, to finance part of the current portfolio of its energy fund, Efesto Energy. Banca IMI is mandated lead arranger and agent bank in the transaction. The fund currently holds a total of 24 photovoltaic plants in the Italian regions with a total of 27 MW, corresponding to a value of over than €65m. The current fund PV portfolio produces a total of approximately 37m kWh per year, saving almost 21 tons…
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EOS IM’S Italian Clean Energy Fund “Efesto” Portfolio Receives Financing From Intesa Sanpaolo

Date 13 Oct 2016
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13/10/2016 – Blue&Green Tomorrow London alternative investment manager, EOS Investment Management (EOS IM), yesterday completed the signing of a medium-long term financing agreement, for an amount equal to EUR 40 million, to finance parte of the current portfolio of its energy fund, Efesto Energy. The fund is managed by EOS IM and currently holds a total of 24 photovoltaic plants in ten Italian regions with a total capacity of 27 MW, corresponding to a value of over than EUR 65 million. The transaction was structured and coordinated by Banca IMI – the investment bank of the Intesa SanPaolo Group – which acted…
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EOS IM’s clean energy fund receives €40 million injection

Date 13 Oct 2016
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13/10/2016 – Modern Investor Alternative manager OES Investment Management signed a €40 million financing agreement with Intesa SanPaolo Group to finance part of the current portfolio of its energy fund, Efesto Energy, Modern Investor can reveal. The transaction was structured and coordinated by Banca IMI – the investment bank of the Intesa SanPaolo Group – which acted as mandated lead arranger and agent bank. The Efesto Energy, which is a Specialised Investment Fund (SIF), pools together photovoltaic (PV) power plants into a single vehicle, giving international investors access to Italy’s renewable energy and solar market. Commenting on the deal, EOS IM’s CEO and…
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