Aquila Capital - Generating essential investments
Aquila Capital is an investment and industrial development company focused on generating and managing essential assets on behalf its clients. By investing in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure, Aquila Capital contributes to the global energy transition and strengthens the world's infrastructure backbone. The company initiates, develops, and manages these essential assets along the entire value chain and lifetime. Currently Aquila Capital manages around 13 billion euros on behalf of institutional investors worldwide. Our primary objective is to generate performance for our clients by managing the complexity of essential assets.
Aquila Capital has been carbon neutral since 2006 and aims to act carbon negative. Sustainability has always been part of our value system and is an integral part of our investment strategies, processes, and management of our assets.
AQUILA CAPITAL AND DAIWA ENERGY & INFRASTRUCTURE – A STRONG PARTNERSHIP
Established in 2001 by Dieter Rentsch and Roman Rosslenbroich, Aquila Capital is founder- and partner-owned. Aquila Capital entered a strategic partnership with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc. in 2020. The cooperation strengthens Aquila Capital's position in the European market for real asset investments and opens further attractive investment opportunities for investors in the Asia-Pacific region.
Over the last two decades, Aquila Capital and its subsidiaries explored, projected, and engaged in meaningful trends for mankind and our planet. We have created a pan-European real asset portfolio by combining our industrial excellence with fiduciary money management principles. We are driven by our highly experienced investment and asset management teams to fulfil the return expectations of our investors. Today, the company manages wind energy, solar PV and hydropower assets of more than 12 GW capacity. Additionally, over 2 million square metres of real estate and green logistics projects have been completed or are under development. Aquila Capital also invests in energy efficiency, carbon forestry, and data centres. And more is to come.
The Aquila business model is based on a passion for essential assets, attention to detail and lived ESG – in line with the motto: strive to be better every day!
[ˈaːkvila] lat. eagle, the (noun.)
Aquila is the Latin word for eagle. The eagle stands for sharp eyes, agility, and a unique perspective from above. These traits are essential for an investment company like us - recognition of the long-term trends, active management of return and risk, as well as flexibility and speed. All in all, great features which our founders want to adapt.
The rotor, our symbol, is in fact the most abstract picture of an eagle.
Aquila Capital has around 600 employees and 15 offices in 13 countries worldwide. Our employees are our most valuable asset and come from 48 nations. We promote their individual strengths, encourage them to take on responsibility and to work hands-on. Aquila Capital’s culture is strongly driven by its entrepreneurial spirit, its agility and its diverse DNA.