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Earth Capital Partners and BRZ Investimentos partner to invest in clean technology

Monday, September 29, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - Earth Capital Partners LLP, a UK investment management business specializing in clean technology and sustainable development, and BRZ Investimentos, one of Brazil’s leading independent asset management firms, announce today a partnering to invest in clean technology, infrastructure and sustainable development in Brazil.

The partnering will seek out investment opportunities among companies with strong growth potential as well as a promising sustainable prospect both in social and environmental terms. “As of today, international investors, development institutions, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and local investors will be able to invest in new businesses in Brazil with the combined knowledge and reach of BRZ and ECP at their disposal” says BRZ’s senior Chairman and Managing Director Nelson Rozental.

ECP and BRZ have been studying the launch of new funds in the future in order to captivate an increasing number of investors requiring that their capital observe responsible social and environmental practices regardeless of the sector they invest in.

“We believe Brazil, with its rich natural capital and a dynamic social context, has the potential to be a leading market for sustainable investors”, says ECP’s Senior Partner Neil Brown. “Our role is to match investors from around the world with the best investment opportunities in Brazil and then to help those opportunities find the right degree of finance and international exposure. As with all ECP products, social and enviromental metrics will be built into all investment analysis and reporting. Partnering with BRZ is an exciting step forward in opening the Brazilian market to a wider audience of investors.”

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