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Financing the Missing Middle

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​BlueDeals is managed by the Ocean Assets Group,

with support from Asian Development Bank (ADB), UNDP, UNEP

to fill the financing gap for sustainable blue economy SMEs.

Piloting: ADBs SME BlueImpact Asia initiative

as envisioned by our authored report, Financing the Blue Economy

SDG 14

The Challenges

for Enterprises
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Affordable Loans

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Sustainability Incentives

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Improved Bankability

for Funders
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Bankable Deal Flow

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Deal Aggregation

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Data for Risk Management

Our Solutions

for Enterprises
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Access to Finance

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Sustainably Linked Loans

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Investment Readiness

for Funders
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Projects Sourced by Local Experts

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Deals Aggregated for  Scale

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Outcome-based Finance

Project Criteria:

  • Revenue-generating

  • Blue Economy sector

  • Raising $100k - $10mn

  • Based in Global South

  • Positive impacts

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For Projects

How we help you...

I. Improve Bankability

Access to the Free Readiness Toolkits by registering as a member!

The Basic Program for Investment Readiness is a Do-It-Yourself Toolkit. Developed with the support of United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), 7 sections provide action steps and resources to help SMEs raise affordable capital in today’s marketplace. Each section includes detailed step-by-step guidance, sample pathways, documents and links to experts. Search the sections of value to your project - and reach out to experts who may help!

II. Access to Finance

Setting up your own secure data room to be accessed by potential funders

Presenting your offer to funders aligned with your business & sustainability goals

Developing better credit scoring based on your operational & ESG data

Building new relationships to give you access to ongoing, affordable finance 

For Investors

How we help you...

Standardised SME deal curation, readiness & aggregation

3 Portfolios

Co-Funders

Sustainable Aquaculture

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Sustainable Fishing

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Eco-Tourism

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Foods
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Lending Platforms

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Impact Funds

Green Shipping
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Efficiency / Retrofits

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Alternative Fuels

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Ship Recycling

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Family Offices

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Foundations

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Plastics / Solids

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Recycling

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Circular Economy

Pollution
Control
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Development Banks

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Commercial Banks

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