Chrysalix EVC is backed by a strong group of blue-chip international
energy, industrial, and financial Limited Partners. They are our
business partners – sharing knowledge, assisting our portfolio
companies, creating opportunities and connections.
“Chrysalix was identified by Total as a cleantech pioneer with a
strong reputation for quality deal flow, and a capacity to develop
insights with the relevant depth of analysis. Within the first six
months after our investment, we were impressed with the way
the Chrysalix Team was operating and delivering.”
– Veronique Hervouet, Senior VP of Investments, Total Energy Ventures
“Chrysalix has continued to impress, demonstrating a remarkable
depth of knowledge in the rapidly accelerating cleantech industry.
Chrysalix’s deal flow includes virtually every cleantech opportunity,
and the Chrysalix portfolio is a diversified mix of some of the best
opportunities in the last seven years.”
- Keith Gillard, Principal, BASF Venture Capital America
Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) is recognized as a world leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of clean energy fuel cell products. Ballard's mission is to accelerate fuel cell product adoption.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. As a reliable partner to virtually all industries, BASF’s intelligent system solutions and high-value products help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. BASF has over 95,000 employees and posted sales of more than EUR 62.3 billion (approximately USD 80 billion) in 2008.
The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company with almost 50,000 employees working in around 100 countries worldwide. In the 2008 financial year it achieved sales of EUR 12.7 billion. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards sustainable earnings-based growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services.
Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. Linde is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
Citi Alternative Investments is an integrated alternative investments platform that manages a wide range of products across five asset classes including private equity, hedge funds, real estate, fixed income investment management and infrastructure.
Consensus is a multi-faceted principal advisor to the trustees of a Family Trust, its ultimate beneficial owner. The core business includes structured finance; the acquisition and management of commercial and residential real estate; and a substantial portfolio focused on the environment, new technologies and technology start-ups.
Consensus has significant shareholdings in property and property-related companies. It is one of the UK's largest private property companies, with a £4 billion commercial property portfolio.
Delta Lloyd participates in Chrysalix through Delta Lloyd Asset Management, one of the nine divisions of the Delta Lloyd Group, a large customer and service-oriented provider of financial services. The group has three strong brands (Delta Lloyd, OHRA and ABN AMRO Insurance), approximately 6,500 employees and activities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and some other countries. It ranks among the leading players in the industry. As a commercial and socially responsible organization, Delta Lloyd Group aims to make a contribution to the development and prosperity of society. To achieve this goal, it develops and markets a broad and high-quality range of investment and insurance products and services.
With an annual turnover of €6.4 billion (2006), Essent is The Netherlands’ largest energy company, supplying electricity, gas and heating to domestic and business customers. Essent operates throughout the energy chain, from the production to delivery to end-users, and employs 10,000 people in The Netherlands Germany and Belgium. Since the introduction of its product Green Electricity in 1995, Essent has developed into the biggest producer of sustainable energy in the Benelux countries. Essent mainly uses two sources for this: biomass and wind (80% and 20% respectively of the sustainable portfolio).
Fortum is a leading energy company focusing on the Nordic countries, Russia and the Baltic Rim area. Their activities cover the generation, distribution and sale of electricity and heat and the operation and maintenance of power plants.
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) is a corporation of economic character, run on a commercial basis and fully owned by the State. It is one of the world’s major oil & gas companies and its activities are focused on petroleum exploration and production, refining, marketing, petrochemicals, and transport.
KPC’s mission is to manage and operate these integrated activities worldwide in the most efficient and professional manner, in addition to growing shareholder value whilst ensuring the optimum exploitation of Kuwait hydrocarbon resources.
KPC has an important role in contributing to the support and development of the Kuwaiti economy, developing national manpower, maintaining superior commercial and technical expertise and proactively managing the environmental, health and safety aspects related to KPC’s businesses.
Lexington Partners is a global private equity manager with over $14 billion of capital under management. Lexington typically invests in three areas: (1) secondary fund positions; (2) equity co-investments made alongside U.S. and European buyout and growth capital sponsors; (3) primary investments made in partnerships sponsored by leading global private equity managers.
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is Japan's largest general trading company (sogo shosha) with over 200 bases of operations in approximately 80 countries around the world, including Japan.
With six Business Groups and more than 500 subsidiaries and affiliates, MC serves customers around the world in virtually every industry. Moving forward, MC remains determined to grow even stronger while contributing to the enrichment of society through business activities firmly rooted in the principles of fairness and integrity.
PCG Asset Management (PCG AM) is a trusted private equity investment advisor, providing innovative solutions to sophisticated investors. Our firm creates value for clients through a combination of private equity market intelligence, objective advice, insightful investment guidance and selection, and innovative investment products. Our time-tested processes are further strengthened by the intellectual capital and industry experience of our investment professionals. PCG Asset Management operates globally through offices in California, Massachusetts, New York and Singapore.
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Robeco, established in Rotterdam in 1929, with €142 billion in assets under management, offers investment services to institutional and private investors worldwide. The product strategies are managed from Rotterdam, Paris, Boston and New York, with service office around the globe. Transtrend in Rotterdam and Harbor Capital Advisors in Chicago are part of the Robeco group. Robeco holds interests in SAM Group (64%) in Zurich, Switzerland; Canara Robeco Investment Management (49%) in Mumbai, India; and AIM (40%) in Rijmenam, Belgium. Robeco is part of Rabobank Group, a retail bank with the highest credit ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, and the highest sustainability cluster score, used to assess an organization’s people and environmental friendliness.
Shell Hydrogen is a global business consisting of separate companies and other organizational entities within the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies. Shell Hydrogen was set up in 1999 to pursue and develop business opportunities related to hydrogen and fuel cells. It has strong relationships with other parts of Shell’s Alternative Energy Businesses.
Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund is an independent public fund which under the supervision of the Finnish Parliament promotes the welfare of Finnish society. It was set up in conjunction with the Bank of Finland in 1967 and was transferred to the Finnish Parliament in 1991. Sitra’s operations are funded with endowment capital and returns from capital investments. To date it has approximately 100 employees. Since the turn of the millennium, Sitra has invested in providing funding for high technology enterprises and developing social innovations. Sitra’s operations were focused around six areas: Innovation, Health Care, Food and Nutrition, Environment, Russia, and India.
With $87.4 billion in net assets, the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. An independent corporation, it invests the pension fund's assets and administers the pensions of 284,000 active and retired teachers in Ontario. The pension fund has earned an average rate of return of 9.6% per year since 1990. Teachers' Private Capital provides private equity capital for large and mid-cap companies, and venture capital for developing industries.
With operations in more than 130 countries, Total is one of the world's major oil and gas groups. Its 97 000 employees put their expertise to work in every part of the industry- exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and marketing, gas & power and trading. Total is working to keep the world supplied with energy, both today and tomorrow. The Group is also a first rank player in chemicals.
Total Energy Ventures investments are designed to support development of companies with innovative technologies or business models in areas such as alternative & renewable energies, efficient use of energy & natural resources, waste management & green house gases reduction, etc… that will help meet the challenges of energy transition. The investments primarily consist of acquiring minority interests in selected companies during capital increases.
Created in 1996, Fondaction is a labour sponsored fund which invests in venture capital in order to maintain and create jobs in Québec. Its net assets, which stood at $580,7 million as at May 31, 2009, are derived from retirement savings collected from more than 87,000 shareholders. It is the financial partner of about a hundred enterprises and venture capital and private equity funds. Fondaction is Québec’s first financial institution to obtain OS (Organisational Stakeholder) status under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Credit Suisse Group is a world-leading financial services company, advising clients on all aspects of finance, around the world, around the clock.
Alberta Enterprise is an independent fund of funds manager based in Alberta, Canada. The organization invests in technology venture capital funds that finance early-stage, knowledge-based companies. Their focus is on venture capital fund managers with a presence in Alberta, making investments in Alberta and abroad.
BDC is Canada's business development bank. They provide Canadian businesses with flexible financing, venture capital and consulting services and work with entrepreneurs in all industries, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.
Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.
SABIC is the largest and most profitable non-oil company in the Middle East and one of the world’s five largest petrochemicals manufacturers. It is a public company based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The EDF Group, one of the leaders in the European energy market, is an integrated energy company active in all areas of the business: generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply and trading. The Group is the leading electricity producer in Europe.