Ecofin China Power & Infrastructure Fund

    LONDON, June 2 /CNW/ - Ecofin is pleased to announce the launch of the
Ecofin China Power & Infrastructure Fund at the beginning of June 2009. The
fund is designed to generate compelling risk-adjusted returns in greater
China, building on the firm's global expertise in infrastructure and utilities
investing. The fund seeks to generate absolute returns with lower volatility
than the Chinese market through dynamic portfolio construction based on macro
and fundamental research.
    The Chinese government is in the midst of a massive upgrade of the
country's infrastructure focusing on transportation network, renewable energy,
and utility generation and distribution assets in the utility space. The
build-out of China's infrastructure and the transformation of the country's
energy consumption mix will be among the most important global investment
themes in the years to come, as China is set to become the world's largest
economy within a decade. In the short term the $586b stimulus spending package
with the majority going into infrastructure and energy space accelerates the
sector's long term growth and at the same time provides catalysts and
dispersion among the sub sectors.
    "In this environment the Fund will seek to profit from a number of
specific opportunities in the infrastructure and power universe. The secular
growth opportunity, visibility of cash flows, and the asset-backed nature of
the companies favour the risk profile of the sector, while the dispersion of
returns will provide fertile ground for long and short tactical allocation,"
said Bernard Lambilliotte, CIO of Ecofin.
    The long-biased long-short Fund will range between 20% and 100% net long,
with a max of 150% gross and no financial leverage. The fund will invest
mainly in large cap stocks, and will have monthly liquidity with 30 days
redemption notice.

    About Ecofin

    Ecofin is a leading specialist in the utilities and infrastructure
sectors worldwide, managing $3.4 billion across a range of hedge funds and
long-only funds and mandates. A portion of the funds is already invested in
China. Ecofin has a global team of 25 utility specialists, four of whom
specialize in China. Ecofin was founded in 1992, is SEC-registered and
FSA-regulated, and has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Geneva.

    This press release is being issued by Ecofin Limited ("the Investment

    This press release does not constitute or form part of any offer to issue
or sell, or any solicitation of any offer to subscribe or purchase, any shares
in the Ecofin China Power & Infrastructure Fund ("shares") nor shall it or the
fact of its distribution form the basis of, or be relied on in connection
with, any contract therefore. Recipients of this press release who intend to
apply for or purchase shares are reminded that any such application or
purchase may be made solely on the basis of the information and opinions
contained in the Fund's offering documents which may be different from the
information and opinions contained in this press release. No representation,
warranty or undertaking, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy or
completeness of the information or opinions contained in this press release by
the Investment Manager and no liability is accepted by the Investment Manager
for the accuracy or completeness of any such information or opinions.

For further information:

For further information: on the Ecofin China Power & Infrastructure
Fund, and our full asset management capabilities, please feel free to contact
Vincent Barnouin or the Marketing Team on +44(0)20-7451-2929 or

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