|Transaction Details||ACWA Power Co. (the Company) announces signing the SPA of the sale of the Company’s 49% stake in ACWA Power Uzbekistan Project Holding Company Limited today 14 September 2022 with a subsidiary of the Silk Road Fund of China – CVXF Inc.|
|Transaction Value||USD 130 million |
Includes the Investors portion of Equity Bridge Loan and Equity in Subordinated Advance form.
|Parties of the Transaction||ACWA POWER CONVENTIONAL ENERGY LIMITED |
|Transaction Funding Method||N/A|
|Transaction Execution Date||2022-09-14 Corresponding to 1444-02-18|
|Description of the Business of the Asset forming the Subject Matter of the Transaction||The project is a 1,500 MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant in the Sirdarya region of Uzbekistan, being developed by ACWA Power under a “Build, Own, Operate, Transfer” framework and financed by multilateral development banks and commercial banks. |
The project company has entered into a 25-year power-purchase agreement with JSC National Electric Grids of Uzbekistan. China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited acts as the EPC contractor of the project and commenced the construction work in the beginning of 2021. The project is scheduled to reach commercial operation in 2024.
|Asset Book Value||USD 103 million |
Consolidated net assets of the holding company including hedge reserves.
|Financial Statements for the Last Three Years of the Asset forming the Subject Matter of the Transaction||The company was established in 2020 and therefore, only financial statements for 2 years are available.|
|Transaction reasons||The sale is part of ACWA Power’s capital recycling strategy.|
|Expected Impact of the Transaction on the Company and Its Operations||The transaction is not expected to result in any material financial impact to the Company.|
|Details of Using The Proceeds of the Asset Sale||The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.|
|Additional Information||Closing (share transfer) is subject to satisfaction of the CPs in SPA.|