Friday, December 1, 2023

KWM, RocaJunyent advise on the launch of GSIF´s new fund

King & Wood Mallesons has advised Global Social Impact Investments on the structuring of a new fund, GSIF España, counselled by RocaJunyent and focused on the direct investment in high social impact Spanish companies


This new investment vehicle has already reached commitments of more than €8.5 million and expects to exceed €50 million at the time of its final close.

This new fund’s strategy aims at the investment in unlisted Spanish companies contributing to the social and economic inclusion of vulnerable groups and has expected profitability of 10-12%. Some of those companies are, among others: Grupo Corporativo Ladon, Ilunion, Fundación Repsol y Fundación Anesvad.

The new fund has chosen for the first investment the startup Revoolt, which specialises in last-mile sustainable urban logistics solutions for the food sector, has received the first investment from the new fund of Global Social Impact Investments (GSIF), which focuses on direct investment in unlisted Spanish companies with a high social and environmental impact.

“Revoolt is one of the few in the sector that, since its inception, seeks to generate a positive impact in those cities and neighbourhoods where it operates. It has a multimodal fleet of 100% zero-emission vehicles, its own staff and proprietary software that allows it to digitise and optimise last-mile delivery”

Ángel Sánchez, CEO of Revoolt

The KWM team that advised Global Social Impact Investments was led by Funds & Private Equity partner Isabel Rodríguez, in collaboration with associate Arie Sharf.

RocaJunyent advised the new created Global Social Impact Fund Spain with a team led by Corporate/M&A partner Santi Pagès Carballeda, together with senior associate Lourdes Amigó de Bonet.

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