Sustainable
Growth

The Fairtree Infrastructure Debt Fund is a South African institutional investment fund, focused on environmentally sustainable renewable energy infrastructure.

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What We bring To The Partnership

The Fairtree Infrastructure Debt Fund is backed by Fairtree – a leading multi strategy asset and long only investment manager which was founded in 2003. Fairtree has over R110bn assets under management and has operations in Southern Africa, Guernsey, the UK and Europe.

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Our Values

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Integrity

Integrity

Our foundation is one of integrity – we are determined to do the right thing at all times and in all circumstances. For us, living with integrity includes delivering on all our commitments, performing in a way and within parameters as communicated to all concerned and being fair and honest in all our dealings.
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Excellence

Excellence

We are committed to pursuing excellence. We strive to excel in every aspect of our business and to approach every challenge with a willpower to succeed. We believe that excellence is a mindset and an attitude, and should thus be reflected in all we do.
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Growth

Growth

We continually grow and refine our investment process to incorporate developments in the market, and new and more efficient ways to express our investment views. At the same time, developing and growing our people is key to achieving excellence. We also have a passion to explore new opportunities with our clients and grow in our partnerships.
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Real Relationships

Real Relationships

We build strong, open and honest relationships with all our stakeholders, including our clients, service providers and within the Fairtree family. The outcome of real relationships is mutual trust and respect within which authentic conversations can thrive.
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Family

Family

We value and respect our own personal families as well as the Fairtree family. We prioritize creating an environment where work and family are not in conflict as we are passionate to see personal relationships flourish. We believe this contributes very positively to a productive and rewarding work experience.

 

We strive to be excellent stewards of investors’ capital. We invest alongside investors with our own capital.

 

 

Our investment team has deep expertise and experience in infrastructure investments including power project development, construction and operations. We assist institutional investors gain access to private owned power generation plants (IPPs) which is the largest and best governed sector in South Africa.

 

 

We are locally based which further supports the excellent access to the main IPP Developers and Lenders for the transaction and deal team.

We are a soft landing and a second home to ease your way into new markets that were previously only accessible mainly through BEE funds.

 

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Our Team

Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Portfolio Manager

Anton-Louis Olivier
Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Portfolio Manager

Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Investment Committee Chairman

BA (Economic History), CAIA

Bradley Anthony
Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Investment Committee Chairman

Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Analyst

BCom (Economics, Investments & Corporate Finance), BComHons (Business Finance)

Obakeng Mophosho
Private Debt Infrastructure Fund Analyst

We Target Greenfield Investment Opportunities in
South Africa that Support the Needs of Today and Tomorrow.

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Our Focus

Businesses in which we partner and invest typically demonstrate:

  • Focussed on partnering with leading developers and lenders to aid the South African power sector
  • Strong and positive social, environmental or societal impact
  • Huge opportunity to secure a government guaranteed, inflation linked, long-term, self-liquidating investment
  • Stable, predicitable and diversified returns with low costs

Our focus is on the South African power sector programme which will require a total of R 600 billion or $42 bn (equity and debt) in capital by 2030

We Are Growth Investors

  • We focus on creating value through sensible and profitable growth
  • We invest in opportunities within the South African government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) and private offtaker market
  • The Fund will yearly place a total of R 1- 2 billion in 3-4 projects per year from 2022 to 2030.
  • The participation of Fairtree as the Fund Manager will ensure good governance, efficient management and administration.