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The Fund

The Fund

The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund is an investment vehicle to finance key infrastructure projects in the Three Seas region.

The main objective of the Three Seas Fund is to invest in transport, energy and digital infrastructure on the north-south axis in the Three Seas countries and to offset the differences in the development of individual regions of the European Union.

Its role is to complement and strengthen the capital deployment of individual Three Seas countries and European Union financial instruments. The fund is a commercial and market driven initiative that will grant a diversified investment and an attractive return to the investors.

As an international venture, the Three Seas Fund was created under Luxembourg law, which is a renowned fund domicile for international investors.

A region that faces the difficult task of closing the huge infrastructure gap vis-a-vis Western European countries. Effective implementation of this task is a great challenge for governments and public finances of the countries of our region.

Investment in essential infrastructure that accelerates economic development, improves connectivity and cooperation throughout the region.

Transport

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Estimated investment need of ~ €120bn

Key Themes:

  • Divergence in quality of transport infrastructure across member countries and broader EU countries
  • North-South routes are becoming more important and have historically been underinvested
  • Rail networks have historically been underinvested compared to roads
Energy, Efficiency and Security

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Estimated investment need of ~ €28bn

Key Themes:

  • Ensuring and enabling security and diversity of supply
  • Climate change policy targets will spur growth in renewable energy and transitional fuels
  • Growth in decentralized energy systems driving investment in networks
Digital and Information Technology

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Estimated investment need of ~ €122bn

Key Themes:

  • Significant growth in data usage in the home, industry and government
  • 3SI member states on the whole rank below EU peers on the EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)
  • There is a significant requirement for investment in digital infrastructure in order to service growing demand for digital services