Green Transition Facility
KfW Capital invests in VC funds that focus on climate tech and related climate-relevant thematic fields (defined on the basis of the EU Taxonomy Regulation 2020/852) under the newly designed ‘Green Transition Facility’ programme.
KfW Capital is an institutional investor, whose investments are made pari passu with private investors. KfW Capital invests up to a maximum of EUR 50 million and a maximum of 19.99% of the fund’s capital and voting rights.
KfW Capital invests in VC-funds with proven track record, but also in first-time funds.
The target funds must be classified in accordance with Articles 8 and 9 of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).
The target funds must have a strategy that clearly addresses climate tech.
The target funds have their fund domicile in Europe.
The target funds should generally have a volume of at least EUR 50 million and mainly private investors, with no single investor holding a majority stake.
The target funds invest at last the amount of our commitments into young, innovative technology-oriented growth companies based in Germany with focus on climate tech or related climate-relevant thematic fields.
The target funds have an independent private management team with experience and track record relevant to the investment strategy.
The target funds must have clear investment and exit strategies.