ESG is exclusion investing, avoiding investing into the world's worst polluters. However, direct investments into lower carbon and climate change pure plays drives the sustainable revolution forward
Capturing the full financial return potential of the once in a lifetime shift to a lower carbon economy requires the flexibility to invest into different parts of the value chain with companies that have achieved product market fit across private and public markets
The team has access to the deal flow and the capabilities to unlock value with strategic transactions leveraging the extensive networks of the principals
There are sizeable opportunities to consolidate the disparate players and complementary businesses across the space into integrated systems that accelerate the transition to a lower carbon future
Active discussions are ongoing with corporates looking for supportive long term shareholders who understand the lower carbon industry and can make valuable connections
BEAM has assembled a team of experienced investors, visionaries, experts and a top tier operations team dedicated to power and protect a better planet with long term capital
BEAM has assembled a team with the investment track records and proven domain expertise to deliver strong financial returns while directly contributing towards a lower carbon future
The extensive network of the principals provides access to deal flow, policy makers, corporates and external experts that will be harnessed to create a world leading portfolio of future global champions
Founder and CEO of Fontaine Partners Cleantech Energy Investment Vehicle and Capspring, a VC funded marketplace. Previously held senior roles in several investment firms and a trustee of X.com/PayPal mutual funds.
Jon André Løkke was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nel ASA on 4 January 2016 until July 1, 2022. In his role as CEO of NEL made pre- IPO investments into Nikola, Everfuel and HYON. Mr. Løkke comes from the position as CEO of Norsk Titanium AS, developing and industrializing 3D printing technology for the production of titanium components for the aerospace and other industries. He also has ten years’ experience from the REC Group, including positions as SVP in REC Wafer and CFO/IRO in REC ASA. Mr Løkke has also worked for ABB Group and is the President of Hydrogen Europe. He holds an international MBA from Glasgow University and a Bachelors in Economics and Business from Southampton University. Jon André is also trilingual, speaking English, German, and Norwegian.
Founder, Merida Labs, a lower carbon city-scale testbed at the University of British Columbia proving systems and architectures to deliver sustainable services. Director, Clean Energy Research Centre, Founder General Hydrogen Corp and leads the Natural Gas Futures research consortium and the Transportation Futures Group at the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada.
Founder, Alpha HC Consulting, an alternative asset management & advisory firm providing human capital expertise. Previously, Chief HR Officer, Fortress Investment Group ($56 Bil in assets), King Street Capital ($22 Bil in assets) and Amaranth Group ($12 Bil in assets). VP of HR for two GE Capital businesses. BA, SUNY Fredonia and Masters in Personnel Administration Columbia University.
Leveraging the experience and expertise of the team, BEAM invests to actively advance a lower carbon future
Investing into companies with solid long term fundamentals and significant upside to intrinsic value by harvesting an active pipeline of opportunities
Limited technology risk from investing into established businesses with product market fit, not a venture cleantech portfolio
Investing across the low carbon value chain and private and public equities to capture the full financial return potential of the strategy
Using the expertise and network of the principals, BEAM acts with an owners mindset aligned with management to actively maximize equity value creation
Managing risk to avoid the permanent impairment of capital. BEAM invests into businesses with sustainable long term runways and little or no leverage