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World’s First Pureplay Clean Hydrogen Investment Fund ‘FiveT Hydrogen’ Is Launched

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CEO is Pierre-Etienne Franc, former Vice President of Air Liquide’s Hydrogen Energy Activities and Co-Secretary of the Hydrogen Council

Fund aims to raise €1 billion and act as a catalyst in the scaling of the global hydrogen economy

The Fund has already received publicly announced investment intentions of c.€300 million

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Pandemic Accelerating Flow of Billions to Hydrogen: BNEF Q&A


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The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated interest in hydrogen, as policy makers around the world rush to pour billions of green stimulus money into technologies able to help the transition to net-zero emissions.

So said Pierre-Etienne Franc, the head of FiveT Hydrogen Fund, a new vehicle seeking to raise 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for clean-hydrogen infrastructure projects, in an interview with BloombergNEF.

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Plug Power, Chart Industries and Baker Hughes Announce Their Intention To Become Cornerstone Investors In FiveT Hydrogen Fund


Investments intend to establish market presence for the FiveT Hydrogen Fund and enable initial stages of activity.

Combined investments of €260 million are part of a €1 billion Fund ambition, helping to drive development for climate change solutions and accelerate the energy transition to a net-zero future.

Three companies each bring financial, strategic and technical expertise to help further develop the hydrogen economy.

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Avaloq Ventures goes independent and is renamed FiveT Fintech

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The venture capital specialist remains a key part of Avaloq’s ecosystem strategy — Avaloq today announced that the investment advisor of its fintech investment fund is being spun off from the group by means of a management buyout. This change of ownership will not impact the fund’s strategic focus and Avaloq will maintain its long-term interests and involvement in Avaloq Ventures. 

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Press Release: Hy24 Joint Venture

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'Shaping the hydrogen industry': Hy24 targeting upstream and downstream opportunities


“Let's build the 100-megawatt projects now, so that in 2025 we can build the gigawatt size.”

HY24 Chief Executive Pierre-Etienne Franc was interviewed by Upstream's Josh Lewis to share the vision we have for scaling the hydrogen economy.


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FiveT Group donates €1 million to support UNICEF’s emergency efforts in Afghanistan and Yemen, as well as mothers and newborns in Ghana

FiveT Group will support UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children appeal, which provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to healthcare, nutrition, water, hygiene and sanitation services, education and protection.


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