Qbera Capital’s ESG Trade Finance Fund is a short-term private credit fund focused on facilitating short-term working capital and trade finance loans to companies that demonstrate existing ESG credentials or show clear commitment to improvement. The investments focus on:
Companies operating in sustainable production, food & agriculture, renewables, FMCG, pharma/healthcare, recycling and circular sectors.
Europe (including Emerging Europe), Africa, Indian Sub-continent, Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Supplier – Pre-payment, Pre-export, Supply Chain etc.
Inventory – SMA, CMA, Warehouse Receipt, Tolling etc.
Payables – Trade Loans, Receivable (insured & uninsured).
SIZE OF BORROWER
Minimum Tangible Net Worth of US$ 5m.
The focus is on working with companies who have existing ESG credentials, or show clear commitment to improving their practices – which they will need to report to Qbera.
This is as integral to our assessment as credit / financial metrics.
Excluded Sectors: Fossil Fuels, Palm Oil and other “sin” sectors. Other industries which are deemed harmful to our ESG principles may be added from time to time.
Excluded Geographies: Sanctioned Countries as defined by OFAC (and others).