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Our investment criteria

Investment themes

 

 

The EV Private Equity expertise and track record is in the technology space and we continually seek out new opportunities to work in partnership with companies developing leading-edge technologies and services with a significant market potential while in parallel addressing some of the most pressing sustainability challenges facing society.

 

We back businesses that:

 

  • Provide tangible impact to the global warming challenge by reducing greenhouse gas emissions in alignment with the sub 2DegC global warming scenario,
  • Support the Energy Transition leading to availability of clean, efficient and sustainable energy to all
  • Support the Digital Transformation and positioning for a global integrated digital future

Investment criteria

 

 

The EV Private Equity investment processes are governed by the highest ethical standards.

 

Being a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investments – UN PRI we are committed to deliver and strive for excellence in ESG performance.

 

We take controlling positions in differentiated technology enabled businesses that offer revenue growth and profitability with a low debt structure that provides low risk through the cycle, while maximizing returns.

 

In summary and when evaluating potential investments, we look for opportunities that;

 

  • Has a documented potential for substantial reduction in relative greenhouse gas emissions
  • Demonstrate good ESG performance or where such can demonstrably be fixed
  • Has an experienced management team
  • Offers EVPE a controlled investment position
  • Demands low leverage
  • Is scalable and is in the early growth and/or buy and build phase
  • Has a differentiated offering and a unique value proposition