Aloxe

Aloxe

Chemicals and materials
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateApr 2021
StatusActive
Aloxe

Aloxe is a PET plastics recycling platform based in Europe. Aloxe intends to become a significant player in the recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) market throughout Europe. The platform will address growing demand for rPET and the need for additional recycling capacity.

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Anesco

Anesco

Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateJun 2024
StatusActive
Anesco

Anesco is a market leader in renewable energy, managing the development, design, construction, maintenance and market optimization of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. The company has constructed more than 100 solar farms, while its O&M service is monitoring more than 24,000 sites.

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BioVeritas

BioVeritas

Chemicals and materials, Food and agriculture
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateJan 2020
StatusActive
BioVeritas

BioVeritas, headquartered in Bryan, Texas, is a bio-based ingredients company that is commercializing a proprietary upcycling process. BioVeritas’ products have industry-leading efficacy and quality intended for innovative companies seeking natural solutions for food preservation, human and animal health, and industrial materials.

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Blue Whale Materials

Blue Whale Materials

Chemicals and materials, Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateMar 2022
StatusActive
Blue Whale Materials

Blue Whale Materials recycles lithium-ion batteries to reclaim cobalt, nickel, lithium and manganese suitable for reuse in LIBs or other applications.

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Centric Infrastructure Group

Centric Infrastructure Group

Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateSep 2018
Exit DateOct 2021
StatusInactive
Centric Infrastructure Group

Centric Infrastructure Group is an innovative local fiber and energy infrastructure company. It delivers energy and communications to residential and commercial customers in Texas.

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CFP Energy

CFP Energy

Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund III
Investment DateOct 2022
StatusActive
CFP Energy

CFP Energy is an award-winning risk management and solutions provider in the energy and environmental markets. Founded in 2006, the firm employs over 170 people in offices across Europe and the UK. Since inception, the Company has traded over 2.5 billion carbon credits in both the compliance and voluntary markets, provides risk management solutions in the power, gas and oil markets, and currently has a contract book of approximately 13 TWh of energy supply.

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Circulus

Circulus

Chemicals and materials
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateNov 2019
StatusActive
Circulus

Circulus utilizes cutting-edge technologies to transform olefin plastics into resins suitable for a variety of commercial and industrial applications. The company’s advanced approach ensures post-consumer recycled plastics are recycled and converted into resins for their highest and best use – keeping them out of landfills, incinerators, and the world’s oceans. Circulus is contributing to the circular economy by recycling plastics and eliminating waste.

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Continuum

Continuum

Chemicals and materials
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateApr 2022
StatusActive
Continuum

Founded in 2015 as Molyworks, Continuum is a sustainable metal recycling company, with locations across the United States and in Singapore. Creator of The Greyhound, a patented compact foundry revolutionizing metal manufacturing. The Greyhound eliminates reliance on external supply chains, and enables customized, controlled and internal circularity, unique to each manufacturer’s needs. Continuum deploys Greyhound technology globally to produce a wide variety of metal powders locally.

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CycleØ

CycleØ

Energy efficiency and green fuels, Food and agriculture
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II, Ara Fund III
Investment DateFeb 2022
StatusActive
CycleØ

CycleØ actively develops and operates biomethane projects across Europe. The Company’s proven proprietary technologies are designed to capture, process and upgrade naturally occurring methane gas produced principally by the agri-food and livestock industries. In addition to farmers becoming distributed energy producers of the future, they will dramatically reduce their greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining current outputs.

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Divert

Divert

Energy efficiency and green fuels, Food and agriculture
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateJun 2021
StatusActive
Divert

Divert is an impact technology company on a mission to protect the value of food. Divert is transforming the food value chain by creating innovative and efficient solutions to eliminate food waste. The company creates advanced technology and sustainable infrastructure to prevent wasted food, recover edible food to serve communities in need, and divert food waste from landfills. GIC’s investment will be used to support Divert’s expansion across the US. Our confidence in this investment is backed by its strong relationships with key national grocers, such as Albertsons and Target, as well as the regulatory and ESG tailwinds driving demand for waste solutions which are both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.

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Fluitron

Fluitron

Industrial and manufacturing
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateSep 2021
StatusActive
Fluitron

Based just outside of Philadelphia, PA, Fluitron is a market leader in the manufacturing of customized gas compression equipment. Fluitron manufactures diaphragm compressors, pressure vessels, and piston compressors for industrial gas and hydrogen applications, and provides aftermarket services including maintenance, repairs, and spare parts. Founded in 1976, Fluitron currently operates worldwide and has in-house manufacturing, engineering, and design capabilities.

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Genera

Genera

Chemicals and materials, Food and agriculture
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II, Ara Fund III
Investment DateFeb 2022
StatusActive
Genera

Genera is a vertically integrated U.S.-based non-wood agricultural pulp and sustainable packaging company. The company is headquartered in Vonore, Tennessee where it operates an integrated non-wood pulp plant and molded fiber manufacturing facility capable of producing 36,000 tons of agricultural pulp annually.

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GIDARA Energy

GIDARA Energy

Chemicals and materials, Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateJul 2019
StatusActive
GIDARA Energy

Founded in 2019, GIDARA Energy is a Joint Venture between G.I. Dynamics and Ara Partners. GIDARA Energy focuses on green technologies acting as a bridge between waste and biobased feedstock, and the biobased market, creating an integrated, sustainable and green business. The company’s current flagship project, Advanced Methanol Amsterdam. GIDARA Energy owns the commercially proven High Temperature Winkler Gasification Technology (HTW®), now developed into the next generation HTW 2.0, further improving technical performance.

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Lincoln Terminal

Lincoln Terminal

Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyInfrastructure
FundInfra Fund I
Investment DateNov 2022
StatusActive
Lincoln Terminal

Lincoln is a leading provider of terminal services with an entrenched position in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The company provides throughput and storage solutions for renewable fuels. Lincoln’s transloading facilities are located across five states and are uniquely focused on reducing carbon emissions through automation, and driver and transportation efficiency.

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Paratus

Paratus

Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund III
Investment DateJan 2024
StatusActive
Paratus

Paratus offers the world’s first renewable power, transition fuels and freight price-risk insurance policies to protect producers and consumers from excessive balance-sheet exposure. Paratus’ transparently priced policies eliminate the need for costly in-house trading capabilities, and the use of complex hedging products. Guernsey domiciled and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission to underwrite general business. Paratus Maritime Insurance Limited transfers risk to particular Underwriters at Lloyd’s (rated “A+” by Standard & Poor’s and “AA-” by Fitch Ratings), to enhance financial security for clients worldwide.

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Path

Path

Industrial and manufacturing
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateJul 2020
StatusActive
Path

Path is a technology-enabled, decarbonizing industrial services platform. The company cleans storage tanks and rail tank cars using proprietary methods which reduce emissions, landfill waste and man-hours. Path’s differentiated service offering serves the agriculture, chemical, food & beverage, petrochemical, pulp & paper and refining industries throughout North America.

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Petainer

Petainer

Chemicals and materials
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateJun 2022
StatusActive
Petainer

Petainer offers a wide range of sustainable PET packaging solutions which allow its customers to reduce their carbon footprint. It has over 35 years of experience designing and manufacturing high-quality, cost-efficient products with circularity as a core principle. It operates eight sites in Europe, the Americas and Asia to serve customers globally.

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Polar Performance Materials

Polar Performance Materials

Industrial and manufacturing
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateApr 2021
StatusActive
Polar Performance Materials

Polar Performance Materials has developed a breakthrough process for manufacturing the world’s highest-purity and lowest-cost High Purity Alumina (HPA). HPA is a critical specialty material for green technologies such as LEDs, lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, aerospace, and industrial applications. Polar has a much lower-emission process compared to incumbent alumina production processes. The company manufactures its ultra-high-purity HPA products in Oakville, Ontario.

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Priority Power

Priority Power

Industrial and manufacturing
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateFeb 2019
StatusActive
Priority Power

Priority Power is an independent energy management services provider of renewable power and demand response solutions. It manages 9.8 TWh of energy annually and enables significant reduction of carbon emissions by replacing diesel generators with cleaner power from the electrical grid.

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Puraglobe

Puraglobe

Chemicals and materials, Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe, North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I, Ara Fund II
Investment DateJun 2018
StatusActive
Puraglobe

Puraglobe is a carbon-negative producer of high-specification synthetic lubricants. It transforms used oils into advanced, sustainable base oils, motor oils and lubricants—that help mitigate CO2 emissions—and provide outstanding fuel-efficiency and eco-efficiency.

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px Group

px Group

Industrial and manufacturing
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateApr 2021
StatusActive
px Group

px Group is a leading provider of comprehensive and integrated services encompassing operations and maintenance, engineering and energy management across the entire UK energy and industrial complex. The company has over 25 years’ experience operating and managing highly complex energy and industrial infrastructure assets, earning a strong reputation for bringing an “owner’s mindset” to the facilities that it operates.

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Repeats

Repeats

Chemicals and materials
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateNov 2021
StatusActive
Repeats

Based in the Netherlands, Repeats — Recycled PE AT Scale — is a pan-European plastics recycling platform transforming polyethylene (PE) plastic waste into resin suitable for a variety of commercial and industrial flexible plastic applications.

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Soane Technologies

Soane Technologies

Chemicals and materials, Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateDec 2021
StatusActive
Soane Technologies

Soane Technologies is a zero-waste alternatives and carbon conversion platform. The company provides a specialty materials product suite supported by 100% biodegradable nano-cellulose, and is separately deploying technology that converts CO2 into valuable industrial gases and carbon solids.

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Transform Materials

Transform Materials

Chemicals and materials
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateApr 2018
StatusActive
Transform Materials

Transform Materials is a process technology provider for the low-carbon production of acetylene and high-purity hydrogen. Its process is significantly cleaner than the legacy methods of manufacturing acetylene due to cleaner feedstock, lower energy usage, zero waste and lower total carbon footprint.

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USD Clean Fuels

USD Clean Fuels

Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyInfrastructure
FundInfra Fund I
Investment DateDec 2023
StatusActive
USD Clean Fuels

USDCF is a developer of terminal assets for renewable fuel feedstocks and biofuels. USDCF’s team has decades of experience utilizing rail transportation as its competitive platform to provide timely, efficient, flexible and cost-effective midstream infrastructure for customers to access the most competitive markets. USDCF’s assets include the West Colton Rail Terminal and additional projects in North America.

Utility Global

Utility Global

Energy efficiency and green fuels
North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund I
Investment DateJul 2020
StatusActive
Utility Global

Utility Global offers fuel cell technology centered around a state-of-the-art oxide-ion chip, which leverages the latest developments in manufacturing, sensing, control, and nanotechnology.

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VAC

VAC

Chemicals and materials
Europe, North America
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund III
Investment DateSep 2023
StatusActive
VAC

VAC is a leading global producer of advanced magnetic solutions, rare earth permanent magnets, and inductive components that are crucial for the decarbonization of our planet. With more than 100 years of application know how and experience in material science and product development, VAC designs and manufactures mission critical solutions for a wide variety of industries, including renewable energy, e-mobility, automotive, industrial automation, medical, aerospace and defense. VAC’s unique ability to develop and manufacture from base elements through final products enables us to provide customers optimal form factors and performance, generating best in class efficient solutions in an environmentally conscious manner.

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Wattstor

Wattstor

Energy efficiency and green fuels
Europe
StrategyPrivate Equity
FundAra Fund II
Investment DateJan 2023
StatusActive
Wattstor

Wattstor is a market-leading provider of turnkey behind the meter (BtM) automated energy solutions for small to medium scale industrial and commercial business, pairing energy management software with battery energy storage systems (BESS) and solar PV modules.

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