KKR Invests in Hero Future Energies in $450 Million Transaction

New York’s Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company (KKR), a leading global investment firm, and Hero Future Energies (“HFE”)- the renewable energy arm of the Hero Group, have announced the signing of definitive agreements. Under the agreements, KKR and the Hero Group will invest $450 million in HFE. This investment will position HFE for continued growth […]

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KKR buying RE firm ContourGlobal for £1.75 billion

Leading investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) has announced that it is buying ContourGlobal, a renewable energy company. The deal is for £1.75 billion. According to KKR, the company is offering shareholders of ContourGlobal 263.6p for every share. This offer price represents a 36 per cent premium to the last closing price of […]

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Virescent Renewable Raises Rs 650 crore Through Domestic Bond Issue

Virescent Renewable Energy Trust (VRET) and Infrastructure Investment trust (InvIT) has raised a capital of Rs. 650 crore through a domestic bond issue. The issue is meant for two tenors – one is 7.33-year for Rs 150 crore and the other being a 10-year one for Rs 500 crore. Virescent is backed by global investment […]

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KKR Launches New RE Platform ‘Stellar Renewable Power’

Investment firm KKR has launched “Stellar Renewable Power”, a new platform that aims to source, develop and operate utility-scale solar plants and storage facilities on behalf of KKR’s Asset-Based Finance (ABF) strategy. Stellar will source opportunities through greenfield development and acquisitions of early-stage assets from other developers. Renewable energy expert Vijay Venkatachalam will lead Stellar. […]

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Crossover Energy Partners Teams Up with KKR for Clean Energy Projects

Crossover Energy Partners works exclusively as the energy transition solutions partner for KKR. Yesterday the firm that supports renewable energy projects, has announced an exclusive partnership with the leading global investment firm, KKR. Working as the exclusive energy transition solutions partner for KKR, Crossover will oversee the origination, development, financing, construction, and long-term operation of […]

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KKR’s Indian Renewable Venture ‘Virescent’ Assigned ‘AAA’ Rating by CRISIL

VRET the InvIT proposed by KKR-backed Indian RE platform Virescent Infrastructure has received a ‘AAA/Stable’ provisional rating from CRISIL Virescent Renewable Energy Trust (VRET), the Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) proposed to be launched by KKR-backed Indian renewable energy platform Virescent Infrastructure, has received a ‘AAA/Stable’ provisional rating for its bank loan facilities from CRISIL, an […]

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NextEra Energy, KKR and Partners to Acquire Interest in 1.1 GW Renewables Portfolio

NextEra Energy Resources will sell a 90% interest in a 1 GW renewables portfolio and 100% interest in a 100-MW solar-plus-storage project for approximately USD 1.3 billion in total proceeds NextEra Energy has announced that a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources has entered into agreements to sell a 90 percent interest in a 1,000 megawatt (MW) portfolio […]

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KKR Launches Renewable Energy Platform ‘Virescent’ in India

Global investment firm KKR has announced the launch of Virescent Infrastructure, a newly created platform to acquire renewable energy assets in India. Global investment firm KKR has announced the launch of Virescent Infrastructure, a newly created platform to acquire renewable energy assets in India. Headquartered in Mumbai, Virescent aims to expand its diversified portfolio of operational renewable energy […]

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KKR Acquires Stake in Philippines Based Power Producer ‘First Gen’

KKR has accepted all of the 427,041,291 common shares of First Gen, representing approximately 11.9 percent of its outstanding common shares. Global investment firm KKR has announced that, following the completion of the voluntary tender offer period by Valorous Asia Holdings, an entity owned by KKR investment funds, the Offeror has accepted all of the […]

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