Note: Private AND Public!
The Smart Materials Strategy provides investors with a future oriented approach that goes beyond simply investing in natural resources. The strategy focuses on innovative materials that substitute traditional ones and process technologies that deliver efficiency gains in resource extraction, processing, and usage.
The Smart Energy Fund is an actively managed strategy that invests worldwide in innovative technology companies of the energy sector. The balanced portfolio encompasses value stocks such as power producers, grid operators and gas distribution companies, but also stocks with high growth potential such as solar polysilicon producers, wind turbine manufacturers, LED companies for efficient lighting, batteries, semiconductor power management, industrial automation and LNG processing.
The RobecoSAM Private Equity offers core and satellite investment capabilities with a focus on mainstream and resource efficiency to institutional investors. The Private Equity Resource Efficiency capability is focused on capitalizing on the growing supply-demand imbalance of natural resources.
Additionally, RobecoSAM in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank and Orix formed the Asia Climate Partners (ACP), a joint venture that undertakes commercially-oriented private equity investments across a variety of environmentally supportive, low-carbon transactions throughout Asia. ACP invests in renewable energy, clean technology, natural resource efficiency, water, agriculture, and forestry.