How to invest in energy transition in emerging markets and improve lives – Natixis Investment Managers/Mirova

A boutique investor, now part of Mirova, has become a market leader in financing solar power projects in emerging markets.

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... In emerging markets, more than 750 million people lack access to electricity. By pioneering and scaling clean energy, Mirova SunFunder can help improve lives.

A large part of Mirova SunFunder’s financing of renewable energy is through 'super senior' debt, which is a good fit for risk-averse institutional investors. For capital to be lost in super senior, over 50% would have to be in default.

SunFunder’s expansion has been accelerated through its acquisition by Mirova, a pureplay sustainable finance investment firm and affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.

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