Murray Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund
The Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund aims to provide water security for Australian farming families, restore threatened wetlands and realise a financial return for investors.
Financial returns are generated through the annual lease of water entitlements, the trade of water allocations and through long-term capital appreciation of the Fund’s portfolio of water entitlements. Net returns targeted at 7-9% base case and over 10% per annum for upside scenarios. Returns are also uncorrelated to other financial asset returns, providing an effective alternative investment.
Achieve environmental benefits through restoration of critical wetland ecosystems and support of irrigation communities. The Fund aims to strengthen cultural relationships through Cultural Watering with Indigenous people.
- Kilter Investments Pty Ltd
- The Nature Conservancy
- $22 million (Equity) $5 million (Debt); Target (Equity $80 million Debt $20 million)
- Equity (has closed debt funding)
- Sophisticated Only
- Environment; Rural
- Southern Murray-Darling Basin