Renascent Power signs share purchase agreement to acquire 75.01% stake in Prayagraj PowerGeneration Company
Renascent Power Ventures (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 (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, Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Director of Resurgent Powersaid, “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”.
@EPC World Media