Release date: 3 March 2020
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
ASPER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD
The project concerns an investment vehicle targeting equity investments in district heating projects. Structured as a fund it will invest in a non-blindpool of exclusive projects focused on Dutch heat networks.
The operation will contribute to the reduction of air pollution levels and the improvement of public health. The investment will improve living conditions and will ensure alignment with the EU standards, as well as help to build up economic and social resilience, with a priority on efficiency improvements.
- Energy - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 70 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 350 million
The Fund's environmental and social aspects will be assessed during appraisal to ensure compliance with EIB's Environmental and Social Standards, EU's and national legislation. Additionally, the review will also concern the capacity of the Fund Manager to assess and monitor environmental and social risks and impacts.
The Fund Manager will have to take all measures to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the projects financed by the Fund will be tendered in line with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation.
Signed - 5/08/2020
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).