Actis Buys 400MW Solar Assets Of Kolkata-Based Atha Group

Aug 10, 2022 11:58 AM ET
  • The equity value had actually been pegged at $100 million under the deal.
  • Blupine Power Pvt. Ltd-- the power platform of Actis-- will get the possession of the solar energy assets from Atha.

In a key development, Actis LLP has arised effective in the bid to get solar energy based assets of 400 MW from Kolkata-based Atha Group. The equity value had been pegged at $100 million. Based on reports, sale purchase contract is already tattooed between the two business. The deal of the solar power assets deserves Rs 2100 crore.

As several as 9 key renewable energy players consisting of Torrent Energy, Ayana Renewable Energy and also Sembcorp Industries aimed to acquire the solar assets of Atha. Only Ayana and Actis stood in the race when Actis became an effective bidder.

Avendus Capital offered Atha Group in clinching the deal while Actis was offered by Kotak Funding Banking. According to reports, the deal will certainly be full in the coming 2 months. According to the deal, Blupine Power Pvt. Ltd will certainly obtain the possession of the solar power assets from Atha. Blupine is a power platform of Actis which constructs grid-connected solar energy as well as wind energy projects.

Blupine Power will certainly now have 500 MW of complete portfolio once the deal comes through. The firm has 100 MW of wind energy assets that it made it through Gujarat public auctions. Actis has actually maintained a different fund of $850 million in Blupine.

Actis is investing in the emerging markets only as well as it has actually committed $2.1 billion for India. Together with worldwide energy player Shell, Actis might finish the deal of Sprng Power for a value of $1.55 billion. Sprng Power preserves solar as well as wind assets of 2.9 GW.

Various Other Deals In Indian Market

Lots of other deals have actually been made in the Indian market as for unskilled power deals are concerned. Recently, JSW Group has inked a deal to take control of Mytrah Power India Pvt Ltd-- power generator-- for a factor to consider of $2 billion possibly.

Asset manager BlackRock and UAE's sovereign wealth fund Mubadala are leading a consortium that will certainly spend about Rs 4,000 crore for over 10 per cent stake in Tata Energy Renewables.

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