Sembcorp to acquire 100 per cent stake in GIP-backed Vector Green for Rs 27.80 billion

Sembcorp Industries’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembcorp Green Infra Limited, has signed an agreement with India Infrastructure Fund II, a fund managed by Global Infrastructure Partners India Private Limited to acquire 100 per cent interest in Vector Green Energy Private Limited for a base equity consideration of approximately Rs 27.80 billion.

The portfolio includes 495 MW of solar capacity and 24 MW of wind capacity in operation, with 64 MW of solar projects under development. With this cquisition, Sembcorp’s gross renewables portfolio installed and under development in India will touch 3 GW, comprising 1 GW of solar assets and 2 GW of wind assets. The acquisition will be funded through internal cash resources and external borrowings. The completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected by the first quarter of 2023.

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