Dutch, UK investment firms acquire 100 per cent of Merkur offshore wind farm in German North Sea

Photo: DEME

A consortium comprising of funds managed and/or advised by Partners Group (50 per cent), InfraRed Capital Partners (25 per cent), DEME Group subsidiary DEME Concessions (12.5 per cent), GE Energy Financial Services (6.25 per cent) and ADEME, acting on behalf of France’s Investments for the Future programme (6.25 per cent), has successfully completed the sale of 100 per cent of the Merkur Offshore Wind Farm in Germany to a partnership formed by Dutch pension investor APG and UK investment trust The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG).

Merkur Offshore is a Hamburg‐based company which has been responsible for the planning and construction of a 396MW offshore wind farm located some 45 kilometres north of Borkum Island in the German North Sea. The project comprising 66 offshore wind turbines was fully commissioned in June 2019.

The sale has an estimated value of €62 million (US$67.2 million).

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