SDTC Funds<br />SDTC operates two funds:<br />$550 million SD Tech Fund™ was launched on April 4, 2002. <br />$500 million NextGen Biofuels Fund™ was launched on September 12, 2007.<br />The funds are complementary and address different gaps in the Innovation Chain<br />2<br />
SD Tech Fund<br />NextGen Biofuels<br />Public and PrivateSectorResearch in 2009<br />$29.9B (preliminary)<br />Source: Stats Canada<br />VC Funding in 2009<br />$1B<br />Source: Thomson Financial<br />The SD Tech Fund is positioned to address the Pre-Commercial Gap in the Innovation Chain<br />3<br />
4<br />SD Tech Fund Investment Envelope<br /><ul><li>As of December 2009, on a cumulative basis, SDTC has allocated $463M in 183 projects, for a total leveraged value of $1.6B.
The $550M fund is leveraged 2-3 times with consortia partners.
Strongcommitment in Canada to clean technology.</li></ul>CurrentLeverage Ratio<br />2.4:1<br />SDTC will bring to the cleantech market an investment envelope of between $1.6B and $2.2B by the end of 2010.<br />
SDTC is Making the Cleantech Market in Canada<br />Source: Thomson Reuters<br />SDTC and its partners invest over 2x the total private investment in cleantech, driving overall cleantech venture capital funding in Canada.<br />5<br />
Double Leverage - Follow-on FundingInto SDTC Projects<br />*Based on publicly disclosed financings to SDTC-funded companies as of December 31, 2009.<br />41Projects into which SDTC has invested $126M have raised $1.3B in follow-on funding in the past five years.<br />6<br />
SDTC Water Investments<br />SDTC has invested over $52M in Clean Water Companies.<br />7<br />