SOFIAC France (Société de Financement et d’accompagnement en performance énergétique) is a financing vehicle dedicated to the implementation of energy efficiency projects in the tertiary, industrial and multi-residential sectors. These projects will, aim to reduce the energy costs and the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of SOFIAC France customers’ facilities.
SOFIAC offers a one-stop shop, with no investment required on the part of companies: SOFIAC takes charge of setting up all the measures and equipment, and reimbursement is based on the shared gains resulting from the energy savings made over a given period.
ADEME Investissement was involved in the creation of SOFIAC France alongside Mirova and Fondaction to replicate in France the success of SOFIAC in Canada.
STRATEGIC AND FINANCIAL PARTERS
Financial partners : Fondaction, Mirova
Strategic partner: Econoler Inc.
TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE TRANSACTION
Equity financing of €60m
% OF SHARE CAPITAL HELD BY ADEME INVESTISSEMENT
Closing took place in December 2023.
The objective is to deploy over €200m in energy efficiency projects accross France over the next 5 years.
On 15 January 2024, signing of the transaction in the presence of Christophe Béchu, France’s Minister for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion.