Tigris Water Fund L.P. (FMO-45034)

  • China
  • India
  • Indonesia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 23, 2015
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Tigris Asia Water Fund
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Jul 8, 2020

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Project Description

According to the bank's website, "The Fund will primarily invest in industrial water, where political risks are lower and will generally avoid investing in water distribution companies to minimize political sensitivities and business risks associated with provision of certain basic utilities services such as water. The Fund aims to invest an aggregate of USD 10-30 million each in 10-20 portfolio companies, for significant minority stakes between 20-49 percent."

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Private Actors
  • Tigris Asia Water Fund (Client)

According to FMO, "Tigris Asia Water Fund is a Private Equity Fund which targets investments mainly in water companies in infrastructure as well as other clean environment (renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste treatment) in Asia, (with China, India and Indonesia as key markets). Water infrastructure assets include water treatment plants, waste water treatment plants, water recycling plants and desalination and other related projects."
The Sponsors of the project are Odyssey Capital Pte Ltd and Macquarie Capital.

Contact Information

No contact information provided at time of disclosure.


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