December 4, 2019
World’s first investment fund dedicated to preventing ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia
Biggest investment capital committed towards Asia’s ocean plastic crisis
First investments targeted in Asia by early 2020
Circulate Capital, the investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA), today announced the first close of the US$106 million Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF). It is the world’s first investment fund dedicated to address Asia’s plastic crisis and is also one of the ten largest ASEAN-based Venture Capital Funds in the market. CCOF’s founding investors are among the world’s leading companies, including PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP), the first investor, Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), Dow (NYSE: DOW), Danone (EPA: BN), Unilever (NYSE: UN), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC.