Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund L.P., MBCDF *

Launched on 6 July 2010, Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund L.P. (MBCDF ) is the first fund focused on development using Clean Technology in the Mekong River Region, comprising Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and the Brahmaputra River Region, comprising Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

MBCDF is a closed end limited partnership registered in Guernsey, The Channel Islands.

The Fund has attracted commitments of US$45m in the first fundraising phase from leading financial institutions such as FMO, Asian Development Bank, Finnfund and BIO. The fund will make Investments that meet the "Triple Bottom Line" principles of "People, Planet and Profit". These are sustainability values which ensure that each investment has a positive impact on the environment and contributes to sustainable development.


Fund Summary
Name Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund L.P.
Launch Date July 2010
Fund Size Up to US$100 million
Term of Fund 10 Years
Target Sector Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Water and Waste Treatment
Target Location Vietnam, Thailand, Lao, Cambodia, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
Return to LPs Target net minimum IRR of 15%
Fees 2% of committed capital, plus fund profitability incentive fee
Investment Size US$1 - 7 million per investment
Holding Period Up to 10 years
Holding Percentage Significant minority interest (10-49%) with board representation.
Type of Securities Ordinary shares, preferred shares, warrants or share options, convertible debt, debt instruments and other instruments relating to emissions reduction.

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