Renascent Power Signs Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 75.01% stake in Prayagraj Power Generation Company Limited

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 14-11-2018 20:40:00 IST

Renascent Power Ventures Private Limited (Renascent Power), a wholly owned subsidiary of Resurgent Power Ventures Pte. Limited (Resurgent Power) has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with a consortium of lenders led by State Bank of India (SBI) to acquire 75.01% stake in Prayagraj Power Generation Company Limited (PPGCL), which owns and operates a 1,980 MW supercritical power plant in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This transaction is the result of stressed asset resolution process initiated by the lenders through a competitive bidding process.

The SPA will be subject to customary approvals from regulatory authorities and the transaction is expected to be closed over the next few months.

Resurgent Power is a joint venture between Tata Power International Pte. Ltd (TPIPL) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power), ICICI Bank Ltd. (ICICI Bank) and other reputed global investors including Kuwait Investment Authority, State General Reserve Fund, Oman, set up to acquire assets in the Indian Power Sector. TPIPL owns 26% stake in Resurgent Power and the balance 74% is held by ICICI Bank and other global investors.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Director of Resurgent Power said, “The JV has been evaluating various assets that meets its investment objective and Prayagraj fits into that. Resurgent looks forward to maximizing its potential using the expertise of all the partners”.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

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