Equicap Asia Pte Limited and InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd (InfraCo Asia) had entered into a Developer Services Agreement for South Asia region in April 2016. Equicap Asia provides project origination, pre-financial close project development, EPC management, and financial structuring services to InfraCo Asia in 6 countries in South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). Under the agreement, Equicap Asia has developed and enabled investments in 8 infrastructure projects (spread across four countries and covering Renewable Energy, Agriculture Infrastructure and Affordable Housing Sectors).
InfraCo Asia is a commercially managed infrastructure development and investment company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (www.PIDG.org). InfraCo Asia is currently funded by four members of PIDG – the governments of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Australia. For more information, please visit www.infracoasia.com
Solenco Renewables (“Solenco”) is the Renewable Energy project development arm of Equicap Asia, focused on developing Solar energy projects in India. Solenco de-risks early stage development cycle of the project by undertaking feasibility studies, securing land and interconnection approvals, before proceeding with detailed engineering, debt syndication and EPC works for the projects.
Solenco operations are headed by Mr. Umesh Bapat, who is a seasoned power sector professional with over 40 years of experience in Indian Power Sector. Mr Bapat’s previous assignments included heading thermal and renewable generation business, as well heading distribution and transmission business, of Tata Power in India. Mr Bapat has in his previous roles advised BCG and KPMG on restructuring a large integrated power company & another Power Distribution Company.
Equicap Agri Ventures (“Equicap Agri”) has been incorporated by Equicap Asia with an aim to transform food and agriculture sector in India. Through Equicap Agri, we advise and invest in commercially viable projects, which meet our targeted Sustainable Development Goals.
Equicap Agri has two verticals, (i) advisory services in agriculture space, providing innovative and sustainable solutions for agribusinesses, and (ii) early stage Venture Capital investments for all stages of agri value chain (farm to consumer). Typical VC funding varies from US$ 25k to US$ 100k per investment. Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.