Water Access Accelerator Fund

Global

Region

57.3

Commitment (MNOK)

Active

Status

W2AF is a private equity fund focusing on safe drinking water, with EUR 36 million of commitments. The blended fund aims to provide 20 billion liters of water to 30 million people, mainly in Africa and Asia. W2AF invests in innovative water businesses that provide affordable, safe drinking water to underserved populations. The committed capital comes from a diverse pool of private and public investors, including Danone along with BNP Paribas, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Norfund, the Danish development finance institution IFU, and international foundation Aqua for All. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) provided catalytic funding to enable a first-loss tranche through the INVEST initiative.

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Key information

Sector:
Green Infrastructure
Commitment (MNOK):
57.3
Year:
2022
Region:
Global
Country:
Global
Domicile:
France
Instrument:
Funds
Status:
Active
Mandate:
Development

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