PE Firms Lead $250M Venture To Fund Japanese Solar Plants

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 2:11 PM EST) -- A consortium led by Partners Group and Equis Funds Group will invest $250 million to fund the construction of solar power plants in Japan that will be managed and operated by Nippon Renewable Energy KK, it said Monday.

The solar platform being developed will be called Japan Solar. NRE says the consortium's investment helps position the Tokyo-based solar utility business to become one of the country's largest independent solar generation utilities, with Japan Solar helping to finance more than 300 megawatts of Japanese solar projects in...
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