Baar-Zug, 9 September 2011
Partners Group invests in the French wind sector
Partners Group, the global private markets manager, has completed an investment into Sorgenia France, a platform of onshore wind projects which comprise of operational assets (153 MW) and authorized assets that are in an advanced stage of development (95 MW), on behalf of its clients. Partners Group holds this investment together with its investment partner Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP and with Sorgenia (CIR group).
Sorgenia France is one of the few remaining large scale independent operators and developers in France and benefits from a geographically diversified wind platform operating in a stable regulatory regime. The investment into Sorgenia France will provide a stable inflation linked cash yield and also significant upside potential.
Michael Barben, Partner and Head Private Infrastructure, comments "We are pleased to be investing in Sorgenia France, which is an attractive project offering long-term cash flow visibility. With the need for environmentally-friendly sources of energy set to rise, we see promising investment potential in this segment."