The Group’s focus is on long-term and sustainable alternative investment solutions in the areas of infrastructure, renewable energies, real estate, forestry and agriculture as well as financial market investments. Aquila Group consists of two independently operating business units: Aquila Capital with its headquarters in Hamburg and Alceda Fund Management with its registered office in Luxembourg.
Aquila Capital designs and manages alternative investments for institutional investors worldwide. Strict risk management, a sound operational infrastructure, a high degree of transparency and efficient cost structures ensure high levels of investment quality and customer service. Asset classes delivering continuously stable returns form the Group’s focus. Its investment strategies are managed by experienced teams, specialised in their respective asset classes. All investment teams have expertise gained over many years and extensive industry networks. Comprehensive and clearly defined due-diligence processes, compliant with all regulatory requirements, underpin investment solutions that are tailored to the individual needs and complex requirements of investors.
Aquila Capital pursues a multidisciplinary approach, from strategy development and implementation to maturity management and the formation of exit strategies. In addition to the targeted selection and optimal structuring of investments, Aquila Capital is able to manage the assets over their entire term: The company sees asset management as active performance management. The focus is on achieving attractive and predictable returns over the long term, which are largely independent of the economic cycle.
The KVG of Aquila Capital is one of the few to have a BaFin licence to issue open-ended securities funds (UCITS) and closed public-sector AIFs as well as closed and open-ended special AIFs in Germany.
Alceda Fund Management, based in Luxembourg, holds licences as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) and a management company under the CSSF. In providing its needs-based structuring solutions, Alceda is able to capture a full range of added value, from portfolio management to investment advisory and registrar/transfer agency services.