AP Moller, I Squared in race to buy stake in green business of InoxGFL’s Jains

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MUMBAI: Five marquee overseas buyers together with AP Moller Capital, I Squared Capital and Actis have proven an curiosity in shopping for a majority stake in a brand new renewable power platform promoted by the homeowners of InoxGFL Group, Vivek Jain and his son Devansh Jain, which can have a valuation of $1.8 billion.
The different two events are Sembcorp Industries and CapitaLand – each from Singapore.The Jains have signed time period sheets with AP Moller (half of Danish transport large AP Moller Group) and I Squared (based by former Morgan Stanley executives) and are in discussions with the opposite three, a supply stated.
Once the deal is concluded, it is going to be the primary personal fairness funding in a enterprise promoted by the daddy and son duo. Nearly three years in the past, Vivek inherited the renewables and chemical compounds companies following a cut up of Inox Group, which was based by his grandfather in 1923.
The new renewable power platform, in which a overseas investor will maintain 51% and the Jains will personal 49%, plans to produce over 1.5 gigawatt (GW) of wind and solar energy in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, incurring a capital expenditure of $1.2 billion. The Jains will switch sure wind and photo voltaic belongings (about 106 megawatt) from group corporations Gujarat Fluorochemicals (GFL) and Inox Green Energy Services (Inox Green) to this platform. The platform has additionally signed an offtake settlement with GFL for 300 megawatt.
The overseas investor’s 51% in the platform will carry a submit cash valuation of about $200 million. The Jains have introduced on board former Welspun Group CFO Akhil Jindal to deal with the fund-raise, M&A, amongst different company finance actions. The proposed deal comes when renewable power is attracting important capital amid India tackling carbon emissions.
InoxGFL Group, which has 4 corporations listed on the bourses – GFL, Inox Wind, Inox Wind Energy and Inox Green – has a market capitalisation of Rs 65,018 crore. Vivek’s older brother Pavan Jain obtained the commercial gases manufacturing and multiplex companies as half of the household separation association.


Nilesh Desai
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